Barton Fink

Barton Fink (1991)

There’s only one thing stranger than what’s going on inside his head. What’s going on outside.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1991-08-01
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 892 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Working Title Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

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  • John Turturro

    as Barton Fink
  • John Goodman

    as Charlie Meadows
  • Judy Davis

    as Audrey Taylor
  • Michael Lerner

    as Jack Lipnick
  • Tony Shalhoub

    as Ben Geisler
  • John Mahoney

    as W.P. Mayhew
  • Jon Polito

    as Lou Breeze
  • Steve Buscemi

    as Chet
  • David Warrilow

    as Garland Stanford
  • Richard Portnow

    as Detective Mastrionotti
  • Christopher Murney

    as Detective Deutsch
  • I.M. Hobson

    as Derek
  • Harry Bugin

    as Pete
  • Lance Davis

    as Richard St. Claire
  • Frances McDormand

    as Stage Actress (voice)
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Writing Joel Coen Screenplay
Directing Joel Coen Director
Editing Joel Coen Editor
Writing Ethan Coen Screenplay
Editing Ethan Coen Editor
Production Ethan Coen Producer
Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
Production John S. Lyons Casting
Art Dennis Gassner Production Design
Production Donna Isaacson Casting
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Production Graham Place Co-Producer
Production Ben Barenholtz Executive Producer
Production Bill Durkin Executive Producer
Production Jim Pedas Executive Producer
Production Ted Pedas Executive Producer