No Country for Old Men
There are no clean getaways.
This multi-award winning film (including four Oscars) see the Coen Brothers return to form. Based on a Cormac McCarthy novel, the story is set in the Texas-Mexican badlands. Our young hero stumbles across the wreck of a drug transporter, and finds several million dollars in a bag. He appropriates the money, setting in chain a series of events that he is powerless to control. With both the law, and a cold-blooded assassin on his tail, the scene is set for high action and drama. At the time of writing the film comes in at number 38 on the IMDB's Top 100 movies.
122 minutes , No persons under 16 (Violence) Crime, Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit
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Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly McDonald, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Barry Corbin
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Screenplay Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, from the novel by Cormac McCarthy Music Carter Burwell Cinematography Roger Deakins Editing Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Sound formats Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS Soundtrack Not available
Made in 2007
Produced by Paramount Pictures, Miramax Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Mike Zozz Productions
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report
FPB Report (SA)
Genre Crime, thriller
Language Strong, fairly infrequent
Violence Intense, bloody, graphic, realistic but not gratuitous
Drug abuse None
Comments Sensitive viewers may find the graphic violence disturbing.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.
ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / Nudity Violence Blood / Gore / Gross Guns / Weapons Profanity Alcohol / Drugs Smoking Disrespectful / Bad Attitude Imitative Behaviour Frightening / Tense Scenes Jump Scenes Tense Family Scenes Music (Scary/Tense) Music (Inappropriate) Topics to talk about
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Theresa Smith 15
Die Burger Laetitia Pople 20
Cape Times Michael Phillips 15
iAfrica.com Rebekah Kendal 18
The Citizen Peter Feldman 18
Sunday Times Barry Ronge 15 International Media
BBC (UK) Paul Arendt 20
Chicago Sunday Times Roger Ebert 20
eye Weekly (Canada) Jason Anderson 15
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 18
Rolling Stone (US) Peter Travers 20
ScreenIt (USA) 16
Metacritic.com 37 critics 18
RottenTomatoes.com 191 critics 17
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 19
Internet (IMDB) 66578 Netizens 17
Average .. 88% 18
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