A Coen Brothers Montage

Someone spent a fair amount of time putting together this montage of music and scenes from all the Coen Brothers films up through No Country For Old Men.  

‘No country for old men’ is one of the most celebrated films of Coen brothers. Released in 2007, the American thriller featured in the prestigious Cannes film festival. The film is an inspiration from the 2005 novel of McCarthy, who is also the screenplay writer of the movie. The movie talks about the inevitability of time, the generation gap and the inability of the older generation to change. ‘Money’ is actually the lead role in the movie. Here is the outline of the plot.

The hitman Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) who escapes the police custody loses his $2 million, which was earned illegally. Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin), who was upset over a broken drug deal happened to see the money. He takes it and ran to his house without knowing that an electronic chip is present inside the briefcase which can exactly track the location of the money. Chigurh comes in search of Moss and money and ends up with disappointment.

Meanwhile, the Sheriff, Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones) tries to get hold of the two accused. He is a soon to be retired old man who finally gives up fighting the odds of the society. Bell is a highly ethical person, still, he could succeed in his mission because of his age-old strategies and ideologies. Actually, his character signifies the title.

Anton Chigurh is a man without any ethics and values. His only objective is to make money. He gambles, trades using BTCProfit and illegally too, smuggle gun and drug and so on. He strikes everything that comes in his way. Whereas Llewelyn Moss’s character is made in a way that he always dwells between ethics and immorality, good and bad!

Every character was carefully and uniquely scripted and the artists also did justice to the roles offered. Finally, everyone would be dead!

Awards Won:

  • Believe it or not, the film has won a huge count of 76 awards across the Globe.
  • The proudest, prestigious award one can ever own is Oscars or the Academy Awards. The movie won 4 Academy awards!
  • 3 BAFTA awards.
  • The American Film Institute declared the film as ‘the movie of the year’ in 2007.

Worth a look.

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