New Coen brothers film begins shooting in Twin Cities
With Burn After Reading set to open nationwide on Friday and after three Oscars this year alone, Joel and Ethan Coen have certainly completed a year’s work. But don't tell them that.
Poised to be the cheapest and smallest-scale movie the Coens have made in years, the film follows a '60s Jewish academic family (not unlike the brothers' own, many reports have noted) as it begins to unravel in darkly comic fashion. The movie has drawn locally for the majority of its cast and is due for release next year.
In the meantime we can get festive with Burn After Reading this Friday. Reviews have been mixed, but the (mildly NSFW) red-band trailer definitely strikes a slap-happy rhythm:
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