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Coen, Ethan

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Most widely held works by Ethan Coen
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

177 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,099 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
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy( Visual )

61 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadat een jager vlakbij de Rio Grande enkele lijken, heroïne en meer dan twee miljoen dollar aan contant geld ontdekt, komt hij terecht in een benarde situatie waarin de overlevenden van de verkeerd gelopen drugsdeal jacht op hem maken
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,973 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,630 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
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

56 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,424 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
Bridge of spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

14 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,345 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
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

74 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life; he can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, the Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Includes an exclusive interview, behind-the-scenes photos, film timeline, and more
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

72 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,245 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
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

70 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik 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
Inside Llewyn Davis by Ethan Coen( Visual )

49 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,975 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. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles; some of them of his own making
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

89 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

80 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of us: A couple reach a crossroad in their failing marriage where they must re-evaluate their lives together
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Fargo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 935 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
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

59 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
Hail, Caesar!( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 472 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
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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


コーエン, イーサン


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