Mcdormand has acted in several coen brothers films, including a minor appearance in miller's crossing, a supporting role in raising arizona, lead roles in blood simple and the man who wasn't there, her academy award-winning role in fargo, and her starring role in burn after reading she also did a voice-over in barton fink. A cult favorite, raising arizona tells the tale of a childless couple: an ex-con cinematographer barry sonnenfeld cast nicholas cage, holly hunter. After miller's crossing, raising arizona and blood simple best cinematography (roger deakins, nominated) 2000: o brother, where art thou. Raising arizona was shot in ten weeks many crew members who had worked with joel and ethan on blood simple returned for raising arizona, including cinematographer barry sonnenfeld, co-producer mark silverman, production designer jane musky, associate producer and assistant director deborah reinisch, and film composer carter burwell.
Raising arizona (1989), a wacky comedy about a kidnapping (a recurring theme in their films) followed and was the first film to bring their distinctive style to a wider audience the 90s saw them continue to disregard hollywood and make films in their own way. In the film raising arizona the use of framing, camera movement, and lens choice help to show the miserable conditions that the poor family lives in cinematography plays a big part in pulling this movie together. Oh yeah, and of course the music and cinematography are dynamite as well raising arizona is for me, the weakest coen brothers comedy but believe me. 'raising arizona' (pg-13) as directed by barry sonnenfeld, who earned kudos for his amusing cinematography on the coens' first movie blood simple.
It’s sometimes easy not to pay due respect to every worthy film from the coen brothers because of their near faultless cv as one of the greatest comedies in memory, and arguably the duo’s most watchable film, raising arizona is one from their oeuvre that should be recognised at every available. Many crew members who had worked with joel and ethan on blood simple returned for raising arizona, including cinematographer barry raising ukeleles – (3.
The cinematography alone — by future director barry sonnenfeld (men in black) — should earn raising arizona‘s place in movie history, culminating in a chase scene that just about kills you with laughter. The cinematographer, barry sonnenfeld, would later become a director himself “raising arizona,” which was distributed by 20th century fox film and had its wide. Directors: joel and ethan coen cinematographer: barry sonnenfield raising arizona was the first coen brothers film that i've watched that wasn't shot by my man roger deakins.
Raising arizona (1987) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Raising arizona is primarily recommended to all coen brothers fans, of course, but also to any viewers who enjoy absurdly offbeat and energetic comedies with lots of visual panache it takes losers and makes them heroes, a theme that the filmmaking siblings would revisit time and again in their future comedies.
Think about the nightmare absurdism that is barton fink’s descent into a fiery hotel hell what you might not realize is that specific cinematographic techniques (and equipment) make their films kin to those of sam raimi – most specifically, raising arizona to. Throughout his hour-long kodak-sponsored cinematography master class at the 2009 hamptons international film festival raising arizona. Raising arizona (1987) full cast & crew directed by (2) writing credits (2) cast (59) produced by (5) music by (1) cinematography by (1) film editing by (1) casting. Double take tries to meet in the middle of raising arizona, which was released this week the coens are so artistic with color, framing, cinematography, set.
It's easy to see why raising arizona is one of the best and most beloved films that ethan and joel coen have yet to create the cultish humor, original characters, fresh cinematography, catchy soundtrack, and zany yet well-structured plot to be found in this film are all coen brothers trademarks. Raising arizona turn to the right find this pin and more on flix i pix by lewoodsy suspiria #cinematography #movies #film. Overview of raising arizona, 1987, directed by joel coen, with nicolas cage, holly hunter, john goodman, at turner classic movies. Macdormand met the brothers when they cast her in her first movie role as the femme fatale of blood simple, later married joel, and had small roles in raising arizona and miller's crossing as well as her oscar-winning part in fargo after blood simple, mcdormand introduced the brothers to her roommate at the time, holly hunter. The cinematographer of raising arizona, barry sonnenfeld, actually went on to shoot goodfellas during its last week of production, after the cinematographer, michael ballhaus, left to work on another production. A classic film from the coen brothers, raising arizona features an excellent dvd transfer but not much more top cinematographer barry sonnenfeld, who later directed get shorty and wild wild west, photographed this film and its transfer would make him proud. Baby nathan arizona jr hitches a ride with the lone biker of the apocalypse in the coen brothers' raising arizona.