Knowledge Identifier: $Barton_Fink
Category: Movies & TV
Launched in 1959.
Countries: United States (50%), United Kingdom (30%), Italy (10%)
Linked to: House Un-American Activities Committee, Underwood Typewriter Company, University of California, Berkeley, Amazon.com
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"
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"
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"