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O Brother, Where Art Thou? Cover Image DVD DVD

O Brother, Where Art Thou? Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal ; a Working Title production ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; directed by Joel Coen.

Clooney, George, (actor.). Turturro, John, 1957- (actor.). Nelson, Tim Blake, (actor.). Durning, Charles, 1923-2012 (actor.). Goodman, John, 1952- (actor.). Badalucco, Michael, 1954- (actor.). Hunter, Holly, 1958- (actor.). Root, Stephen, (actor.). King, Chris Thomas, (actor.). Deakins, Roger A., 1949- (Added Author). Jaynes, Roderick. (Added Author). Cooke, Tricia, 1965- (Added Author). Burnett, T-Bone. (Added Author). Homer. Odyssey. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788826883
  • ISBN: 9780788826887
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video : [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features include: Behind-the-scenes featurette; Painting with pixels, the groundbreaking digital production process; script to storyboard to final scene comparisons; I am a man of constant sorrow music video; theatrical trailer.
Summary, etc.:
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts--escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi--and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen presentation (2.35:1); DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Golden Globe, 2001, Best performance by an actor in a motion picture, Comedy/Musical (George Clooney)
Sierra Award, 2000, Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins)
Subject: Homer > Film adaptations.
Escapes > Drama.
Depressions > 1929 > United States > Drama.
Depressions > 1929 > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.

Available copies

  • 19 of 22 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


  • 1 current hold with 22 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library DVD OBR 14-29 (Text) 33858000089862 DVD Available -

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