About

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

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Directed by

Joel Coen

Written by

Joel Coen (Screenplay)
Ethan Coen (Screenplay)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Up is down, black is white, and nothing is what it seems.

Cast

Keywords

corruption gangster gun prohibition era street gang neo-noir 1920s irish mob irish-american gambling debt

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Lists

#117 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

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