About

Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.

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Directed by

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Written by

Joel Coen (Screenplay)
Ethan Coen (Screenplay)
Charles Portis (Novel)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Punishment Comes One Way or Another.

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

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

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing Joel Coen Ethan Coen

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Joel Coen Ethan Coen

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography Roger Deakins