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18 January 2008
A Coen Brothers Special: Ethan and Joel Coen on their latest film, No Country for Old Men.
In The Film Programme This Week:
The Coen Brothers The Oscar-winning pair - behind films such as O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Hudsucker Proxy, Raising Arizona, The Big Lebowski and Fargo - discuss adapting Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country for Old Men for screen; how important minor roles and attention to detail are to them; and why violence and comedy often overlap.
Also in the programme, Javier Bardem (Jamón Jamón, Before Night Falls) on playing the role of the violent - and yet strangely moralistic – Anton Chigurh.
LA Times Film critic Kenneth Turan on the appeal of the Coens and why he considers No Country for old Men their best work to date.
No Country for Old Men also stars Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson and Kelly Macdonald, and opens across the country on Friday 18th January, certificate 15.