Blood Simple Trailer (1985)

Trailer for Blood Simple, which is having a 4K Restoration re-release on July 1, 2016.

This razor-sharp modern film noir, the first film by Joel and Ethan Coen, introduced the brothers' inimitable black humor and eccentric sense of character, a sensibility that has helped shape the course of contemporary American cinema. Deep in the heart of Texas, a sleazy bar owner suspects his wife of having an affair and hires a private detective to confirm his suspicions -- only to have the crosshairs turned back on himself. Playfully shot by Barry Sonnenfeld and featuring a haunting score by Carter Burwell and a cunning performance by Frances McDormand, Blood Simple was a career-launching film for this ensemble and the first articulation of the precision of style that has defined the Coens’ work ever since.

Duration
1 min 50 sec

Views
1,688

Posted On
June 30, 2016
Director
Joel Coen

Writer
Joel Coen

Studio
Janus Films

Release
January 18, 1985
Cast
John Getz
Frances McDormand
Dan Hedaya
Samm-Art Williams
M. Emmet Walsh
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