“Barton Fink” quotes

Movie Barton Fink
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen directed this movie in 1991
Title Barton Fink
Year 1991
Directors Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genre Drama, Comedy
Plot – Barton Fink is a young playwright of New York. He's very successful in Broadway and decides to move to Hollywood to work for Jack Lipnick, so he rents a room in a hotel. When he's trying to write, his neighbor Charlie Meadows enters his room repeatedly and to find inspiration Barton asks advice to W.P. Mayhew, a well-known writer. As he's drunk, Barton asks help to Audrey, his secretary, and they spend the night together but the next morning he finds the girl murdered. Charlie believes Barton is innocent and helps him to hide the body, while Meadows fixes everything before disappearing. Two detectives tell Barton that Charlie is crazy and has killed many people yet. When Barton is alone again, he has the inspiration for a screenplay but his producer rejects it. Barton comes back to the hotel where the cops want to arrest him, but Charlie arrives and frees him, then he reveals his friend the truth.
All actors – John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, John Mahoney, Tony Shalhoub, Jon Polito, Steve Buscemi, David Warrilow, Richard Portnow, Christopher Murney, I.M. Hobson
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