The Man Who Wasn't There

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

The more you see, the less you really know.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 2001-10-26
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 711 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The KL Line
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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A tale of murder, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity presents him with a chance to change it.

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  • Billy Bob Thornton

    as Ed Crane
  • Frances McDormand

    as Doris Crane
  • Michael Badalucco

    as Frank
  • James Gandolfini

    as Big Dave Brewster
  • Scarlett Johansson

    as Birdy Abundas
  • Jon Polito

    as Creighton Tolliver
  • Richard Jenkins

    as Walter Abundas
  • Tony Shalhoub

    as Freddy Riedenschneider
  • Gregg Binkley

    as The New Man
Art Chris L. Spellman Set Decoration
Directing Joel Coen Director
Writing Joel Coen Screenplay
Writing Ethan Coen Screenplay
Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Editing Tricia Cooke Editor
Editing Ethan Coen Editor
Production Ethan Coen Producer
Directing Donald Murphy Script Supervisor
Art Dennis Gassner Production Design
Art Chris Gorak Art Direction
Production Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Camera Melinda Sue Gordon Still Photographer
Production John Cameron Co-Producer
Production Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Production Eric Fellner Executive Producer
Production Robert Graf Associate Producer
Editing Joel Coen Editor
Costume & Make-Up Joani Yarbrough Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Mary Zophres Costume Design
Production Michelle Wright Executive In Charge Of Production
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Skip Lievsay Sound Re-Recording Mixer