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The Resource Barton Fink, Circle Films presents ; a Ted and Jim Pedas/Bill Durkin/Ben Barenholtz production ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen

Barton Fink, Circle Films presents ; a Ted and Jim Pedas/Bill Durkin/Ben Barenholtz production ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen

Label
Barton Fink
Title
Barton Fink
Statement of responsibility
Circle Films presents ; a Ted and Jim Pedas/Bill Durkin/Ben Barenholtz production ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fink is a New York playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then ... nothing. Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie helps out by teaching Fink about wrestling, the clock ticks, the temperature rises, and Fink's life spins more and more out of control
Member of
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Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, 1991: Palme d'Or (Joel Coen) ; Best Director (Joel Coen) ; Best Actor (John Turturro).
Cataloging source
TKL
Characteristic
videorecording
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Barton Fink (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Roderick Jaynes ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Richard Hornung ; production designer, Dennis Gassner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B3786 2017
PerformerNote
John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, John Mahoney, Tony Shaloub, Jon Polito, Steve Buscemi, David Warrilow, Richard Portnow, Christopher Murney
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  • 1957-
  • 1952-
  • 1956-
  • 1941-
  • 1940-2018
  • 1953-
  • 1957-
  • 1950-
  • 1949-
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  • Coen, Joel
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Turturro, John
  • Goodman, John
  • Davis, Judy
  • Lerner, Michael
  • Mahoney, John
  • Shalhoub, Tony
  • Polito, Jon
  • Buscemi, Steve
  • Warrilow, David
  • Portnow, Richard
  • Murney, Christopher
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Jaynes, Roderick
  • Burwell, Carter
  • Hornung, Richard
  • Gassner, Dennis
  • Circle Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
116
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  • Writer's block
  • Dramatists
  • Wrestling
  • Dramatists
  • Wrestling
  • Writer's block
Technique
live action
Label
Barton Fink, Circle Films presents ; a Ted and Jim Pedas/Bill Durkin/Ben Barenholtz production ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Wide screen (2.35:1)
  • Special features: Interviews with actors John Turturro and Michael Lerner, producer Ben Barenholz, composer Carter Burwell, and sound editor Skip Lievsay; 8 deleted scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329207403
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K20740
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1012397777
  • (OCoLC)1012397777
System details
Blu-ray; 1920x1080p; DTS; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Barton Fink, Circle Films presents ; a Ted and Jim Pedas/Bill Durkin/Ben Barenholtz production ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Wide screen (2.35:1)
  • Special features: Interviews with actors John Turturro and Michael Lerner, producer Ben Barenholz, composer Carter Burwell, and sound editor Skip Lievsay; 8 deleted scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329207403
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K20740
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1012397777
  • (OCoLC)1012397777
System details
Blu-ray; 1920x1080p; DTS; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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