No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

In a filmic match made in heaven, the mighty Coen brothers adapt lyrical novelist Cormac McCarthy's No Country For Old Men. This multi award-winning western/suspenser (including Best Film at the 2008 Academy Awards) is the Coen's first work from a non-original story. The darkly comic story follows a hunter (Josh Brolin) who discovers dead bodies, a stash of heroin and $2 million in cash on the Rio Grande.

Best Film at the Academy Awards 2008. Best Director at the Academy Awards and BAFTAs. Best Supporting Actor (Bardem) at the Academy Awards, BAFTAs and Golden Globes. Best Adapted Screnplay at Academy Awards, BAFTAs and Golden Globes.
2008Rating: MA15+, Strong violence122 minsUSA
DramaThriller
Director:
Joel Coen ('The Big Lebowski', 'Fargo', 'The Man Who Wasn't There', 'Barton Fink', 'Raising Arizona', 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?')Ethan Coen
Writer:
Joel CoenEthan Coen
Cast:
Javier BardemTommy Lee JonesJosh BrolinWoody HarrelsonKelly Macdonald

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No Country For Old Men / Reviews

Variety

Variety

A scorching blast of tense genre filmmaking shot through with rich veins of melancholy, down-home philosophy and dark, dark humor, No Country for Old Men reps a superior match of source material and filmmaking talent.

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Sunday Star-Times

Sunday Star-Times

The Coens' latest film is drawing comparisons to one of their earliest, Miller's Crossing. It's certainly one of their least amusing pictures and suggests a suitable way forward for the brothers, who seemed to lose their edge in recent years. It has all the elements of a classic, although it does jump between scenes and settings a little haphazardly. Thankfully, it has Bardem to hold everything together...

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

They have given us the ridiculous (The Ladykillers and The Hudsucker Proxy) and the sublime (Fargo and The Big Lebowski). The Coen brothers' newest is their best yet...

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Newshub

Newshub

A great story is unravelled in the most enthralling and unexpected way, with some dark funny moments and some outstanding performances including not nearly enough of Woody Harrelson and Kelly McDonald.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Violent, poetic, gripping, thrilling and blackly funny: that’ll be the Coens doing what they do best then. Now with added humanity...

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

The Coen brothers sure know how to spin a yarn. With a surprising amount of wry humour for such a bloody and grim tale, No Country for Old Men may well be their greatest yarn yet.

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BBC

BBC

No Country can be enjoyed as a straightforward genre thriller (and there are suspense sequences here that rival the best of Hitchcock) but it is worth digging a little deeper to expose the bedrock of aching sadness beneath the brutality.

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