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Coen, Ethan

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Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

155 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car salesman sets in motion a complicated and bloody series of events when he arranges to have his wife kidnapped for ransom
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

69 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts, escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi, and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
No Country for Old Men by Joel Coen( Visual )

105 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

125 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
True Grit by Charles Portis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross 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. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

62 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

70 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

30 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg) can't believe his life. His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

86 editions published between 1050 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

74 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misdaadkomedie waarin de nieuwe huurder van een zwarte baptistische weduwe zich elke avond met zijn exentrieke makkers in de klassieke muziek lijkt te bekwamen, in werkelijkheid graven ze een tunnel naar de kluis van het nabije casino. Als de vrouw daar achter komt, moet ze uit de weg worden geruimd, zij laat echter niet met zich spotten
Inside Llewyn Davis by Ethan Coen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads and struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles- some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of Greenwich Village to an empty Chicago club- on an odyssey to audition for a music mogul- and back again. Includes music performed by Issac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan, as well as Marcus Mumford and Punch Brothers
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Fargo by Martin Freeman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coen Brothers' Best Picture Oscar Nominee transforms into television drama. It features a new "true crime" story and new characters, all chilled in the trademark dry wit, murderous mayhem and "Minnesota nice" of the original classic film. Lorne Malvo is a manipulative master criminal who changes the life of insurance salesmen Lester Nygaard. Gus Grimly and Molly Solverson are the small-town police officers who join forces to uncover Lester's secrets
Gates of Eden : stories by Ethan Coen( Book )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of comic stories. The title story is on a conscientious weights-and-measures inspector, another is on a hopeless boxer and a third is on an incompetent hit man
 
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Fargo
Alternative Names

controlled identityJaynes, Roderick

Coen Brothers

Coen, Ethan, 1957-

Coen, Ethan Jesse, 1957-

Ethan Coen Amerikaans filmregisseur

Ethan Coen cinéaste

Ethan Coen regista, autore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ethan Coen US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Kameramann

Jaynes, Roderick

Koens, Etans

Koens, Ītans

Koens, Ītens, 1957-

Roderick Jaynes

Ίθαν Κοέν

Итан Коэн

Коен, И. (Итан), 1957-

Коэн, Итан, 1957-

Коэн, Этан, 1957-

אית'ן כהן

כהן, איתן

ايثان كوين

코언, 이선 1957-

코엔, 에단 1957

코엔형제 1957

イーサン・コーエン

コーエン, イーサン

伊森·柯恩

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O brother, where art thou?No Country for Old MenThe big LebowskiIntolerable crueltyGates of Eden : storiesJoel and Ethan CoenThe brothers grim : the films of Ethan and Joel Coen