Nov 22, 9:15 p.m.
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, 1991
John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis
City Cinema; Admission $10
Barton Fink is the fourth film of the Coen brothers. This is the film that made them win the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, allowing them to confirm their domination of the “independent” American cinema.
Twenty-seven years later, this tale of an earnest New York playwright who struggles to complete his first screen-writing contract has not lost its relevance and its effrontery.