Roger Deakins
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Christopher Murney
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Roger Ebert
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Charlie Kaufman
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Coen Brothers
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Alfred Hitchcock
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Barton Fink

Knowledge Identifier: $Barton_Fink


Barton Fink

1991 American film, written, directed, and produced by the Coen brothers add

Category: Movies & TV

Launched in 1959.

Countries: United States (50%), United Kingdom (30%), Italy (10%)

Main connections: Roger Deakins, Christopher Murney, Roger Ebert

Linked to: House Un-American Activities Committee, Underwood Typewriter Company, University of California, Berkeley,




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Rowell calls this a "postmodern update" of the notorious sexually suggestive image of a train entering a tunnel, used by director Alfred Hitchcock in his 1959 movie "North by Northwest" add something


Another similarity is that of "Barton Fink"'s beach scene to the final moment in 1960's "La Dolce Vita", wherein a young woman's final line of dialogue is obliterated by the noise of the ocean add something


" The film would take place in the 1960s, around the same time period as the Coens' "A Serious Man" add something


Christopher Murney - In the movies, Murney has appeared in such films as 1985's "The Last Dragon" as Eddie Arcadian, 1986's "Maximum Overdrive", 1987's "The Secret of My Success", 1989's "Last Exit to Brooklyn", 1990's "Loose Cannons", and in 1991's "Barton Fink"


The Coens had been impressed with the work of English cinematographer Roger Deakins, particularly the interior scenes of the 1988 movie "Stormy Monday" add something


In 1989, filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen began writing the script for a movie eventually released as "Miller's Crossing" add something


By coincidence, Polanski was the head of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1991, where "Barton Fink" first premiered add something


Critic Roger Ebert wrote in his 1991 review that the Coens intended to create an allegory for the rise of Nazism add something


Worried that the triple victory could set a precedent which would undervalue other films, Cannes decided after the 1991 festival to limit each movie to a maximum of two awards add something


"'Barton Fink"' is a 1991 American film, written, directed, and produced by the Coen brothers add something


Soon after "Miller's Crossing" was finished, the Coens began filming "Barton Fink", which had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1991 add something


"Barton Fink" premiered in May 1991 at the Cannes Film Festival add something


The score was released in 1996 on a compact disc, combined with the score for the Coens' film "Fargo" add something


He compares it to "The Hours", a 2002 movie about Virginia Woolf and two women who read her work add something


Speaking to the Onion A.V. Club in June 2011, Turturro suggested that the sequel would be set in the 1970s and Fink would be a hippie with a large Jewfro add something


In a 2016 interview, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman said after being asked which film he would want with him on a deserted island, "A movie I really love is "Barton Fink" add something