R | | Drama, Music
A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.
The browns and dirty whites that constitute much of the color palette for the film were modeled on the cover art of Bob Dylan's second album, "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan," recorded and photographed in New York during the winter of 1962-1963. Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel told American Cinematographer Magazine that the Coen brothers instructed him to give them "a slushy New York."
In my experience, the world's divided into two kinds of people. Those who divide the world into two kinds of people...
Jean: And losers?
Not only does the cover of the "Timlin and Davis" album shown near the beginning of the film recall the cover of "Inside Dave Van Ronk"; we can see that the liner notes are about Van Ronk.
At the end of the credits is an image (in Hebrew and English) declaring the film "Kosher for Passover".
$405,411 (USA) (8 December 2013)
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