O Brother, Where Art Thou? Poster

Release Date: December 22nd, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 12th, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson) and maladjusted Pete (John Turturro), then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. With nothing to lose and still in shackles, their hasty run takes them on an incredible journey of awesome experiences and colorful characters.

Cast: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Chris Thomas King, Charles Durning, Del Pentecost

Director: Joel Coen

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Mike Zoss Productions, Working Title Films, Touchstone Pictures, Universal Pictures, Le Studio Canal +, Buena Vista Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures, Buena Vista Pictures, Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: Heartwarming, 1930s, Love, Rivalry, Pursuit, Prison, Witty, Wife, Escape, Quest, Hilarious

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Awards

Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical