The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

A tale of murder, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity presents him with a chance to change it.


Coen Brothers don't stop surprising me. No matter what genre they foray into, they seem to be (so-totally) in control with the content. The ease with which they deal with their subjects is something that any filmmaker would love to imbibe. Take a bow, masters - yet again!!

9 years ago


This is one of the brothers' drier works, a good choice for those who enjoy whole wheat toast.

9 years ago


Halfway through the movie it felt that there were many endings and it would be a perfect place to stop and leave it at that.
But after the third or forth fade out this style started to get boring pretty quickly and the story didn't have that zest, that stake of a main protagonist losing in some way.

a year ago

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