Questions tagged [o-brother-where-art-thou]

“O Brother, Where Art Thou?” is a 2000 American adventure, comedy, crime film, directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, and stars George Clooney, and John Turturro.

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Does Babyface Nelson represent anyone from The Odyssey?

It's common knowledge (and stated in the movie) that O, Brother, Where Art Thou? is based on the Greek Epic The Odyssey by Homer. Most of the O, Brother characters have parallels in The Odyssey. But ...
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Why doesn’t Everett react to Big Dan’s beating?

In “O brother, where art thou?” (2000), there’s a scene in which Big Dan (John Goodman) starts teaching Everett (George Clooney) and Delmar (Tim Blake) a lesson and ends up beating them mercilessly: ...
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Why did Homer Stokes admit to being KKK?

The climax of the movie O Brother Where Art Thou involves popular gubernatorial candidate Homer Stokes trying to turn a crowd at his fundraiser against the "Soggy Bottom Boys" by revealing their shady ...
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Did the Soggy Bottom Boys ever get a record contract?

In O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Everett and the gang all sing into a can and cut a record with the song "Man of Constant Sorrow". Later on in the movie we see the radio owner and another man talking ...