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BARTON FINK

In Competition
Directed by :
Joel COEN Ethan COEN 
Country:
USA
Duration:
116.00 minutes
  • Award for Best Director, 1991
  • Award for Best Actor, 1991
  • Palme d'Or Unanimité, 1991

Synopsis

Barton Fink is a young playwright in New York in 1941 who enjoys an overnight success with a drama celebrating the common man. Hollywood takes notice and enlists him to write wrestling pictures for Wallace Beery.
"Barton Fink" chronicles his struggle with writer's block, with Hollywood, and with neighbour in his hotel who shows Barton something about the darker side of wrestling, and of life.
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