TITLE

Odd Leading Men

AUTHOR(S)
Kauffmann, Stanley
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;11/19/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 21, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews two motion pictures. "The Man Who Wasn't There," directed and written by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Billy Bob Thornton; "Otomo," directed by Frieder Schlaich, and starring Isaach de Bankole.
ACCESSION #
5504769

 

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