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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

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A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Llewyn Davis
... Jean
... Jim
... Mitch Gorfein
... Lillian Gorfein
... Pappi Corsicato
... Mel Novikoff
... Joy
... Al Cody
... Troy Nelson
... Roland Turner
... Johnny Five
... Marty Green
... Janet Fung
... Joe Flom
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Storyline

Follow a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles -- some of them of his own making. Written by Production

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Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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10 January 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Balada de un hombre común  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$405,411, 8 December 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$13,235,319

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,935,319
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Trivia

The picture of Llewyn's musical partner on the duo's album cover is actually of guitarist Chris Eldridge, who appears on the film's soundtrack. See more »

Goofs

When the driver is arrested, the camera zooms to the ignition switch of the 1961 Buick. the keys are gone, but on that model the car would still start and run by turning the switch without a key. in the run position the key can be removed. in the lock position-full left-it cannot be restarted. See more »

Quotes

Roland Turner: What's the "N" stand for? Lou N. Davis?
Llewyn Davis: Llewyn. Llewyn, L-L-E-W-Y-N. It's Welsh.
Roland Turner: Well, it would have to be something, stupid fucking name like that. You don't look Welsh.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits is an image (in Hebrew and English) declaring the film "Kosher for Passover". See more »

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Featured in The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Leaving the Cat
Written and performed by Todd Kasow
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The Gloomy Innocence Of The Coen Bros
21 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

It's like a gust of wind that never stops. I was altered, disturbed and amused by the clarity of this poets. From Joel and Ethan to Bruno Delbonnel, Oscar Isaac, to T Bone Burnett and everyone who enters, even for an instant, this sublime, unique, startling P.O.V. Aware but never condescending to the audience. No explanation as to why this story deserved to be told. The answers are private, deeply personal, enlightening and, at times, chillingly transparent. The face of Oscar Isaac, my God! For me one of the most enthralling discoveries of 2013. At times it reminded me of an updated character in an Italian Neo-realistic film, others one of those images from one of Martin Donovan's sessions. I sat through Inside Llewyn Davis twice in a row. I can't wait to repeat the experience soon again.


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