About

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

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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

There’s only one thing stranger than what’s going on inside his head. What’s going on outside.

Cast

Keywords

hotel neighbor los angeles movie business cinema mass murder neo-noir screenplay 1940s screenwriter

Photos

Lists

#517 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Nancy Haigh Dennis Gassner

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design