About

A tale of murder, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity presents him with a chance to change it.

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Directed by

Joel Coen

Written by

Joel Coen (Screenplay)
Ethan Coen (Screenplay)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The more you see, the less you really know.

Cast

Keywords

con man small town california black and white hairdresser barber 1940s insurance fraud encounter

Photos

Lists

#427 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography Roger Deakins