PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
The gravediggers are three of the Fairfield Four, a gospel group that's been around for over 90 years.
Ulysses Everett McGill:
Say, any of you boys smithies? Or, if not smithies per se, were you otherwise trained in the metallurgic arts before straitened circumstances forced you into a life of aimless wanderin'?
During the Soggy Bottom Boys' performance near the end, the bassist can clearly be shown playing an all metal set of strings. Metal strings for an upright bass were not available until the '60s. The correct material would be gut (more commonly known as catgut) which is brown in color and slightly translucent. Gut strings are very important to the sound of traditional bluegrass and country music.
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£564,064 (UK) (17 September 2000)
$45,506,619 (USA) (5 August 2001)
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