O Brother Where Art Thou?
Published by Faber & Faber
Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? is equally enjoyable
Set in the American Deep South of the 1930s, it concerns the exploits of three fugitives who escape from a chain-gang and go on the lam
In the course of trying to elude the law and the Ku Klux Klan, they somehow manage to cut a hit record
The film is derived from Homer's Odyssey, and pays homage to the great Preston Sturges, but remains unmistakably Coenesque
This is the Screenplay
For a Selection of the traditional American folk songs and spirituals featured in the Coen Brothers movie