2019 Summer Movie Nights

2019 Summer Movie Nights

“O Brother, Where Art Thou”

July 18th, 2019

7:00 PM

Buxton Room

O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles. Set in 1937 rural Mississippi during the Great Depression, the film’s story is a modern satire loosely based on Homer’s epic poem, Odyssey. The title of the film is a reference to the 1941 film Sullivan’s Travels, in which the protagonist wants to film a fictional book about the Great Depression called O Brother, Where Art Thou? Much of the music used in the film is period folk music, including that of Virginia bluegrass singer

Next Movie: August 1 @ 7:00pm in the Buxton Room—Movie TBD