- Original title
- Running time
- 113 min.
- United States
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Drama | Film In Film. 1940s. Literature
- Synopsis / Plot
- In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer's block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task.
: 3 Nominations for Oscar: Supporting Actor (Lerner), Art Direction, Costume Design
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor (John Goodman)
: 3 Awards in el Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm), Director, Actor (John Turturro)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Judy Davis) & Cinematography
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Supp. Actor (Lerner) & Cinematography
: David of Donatello: Best Foreign Actor (John Turturro)
1991: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Cinematography. 7 Nominations
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