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Blood SimpleA rich and jealous saloon owner hires a cheap divorce detective to kill the saloon owner's younger wife and her bartender lover. But, of course, when blood is involved, nothing can be too simple.
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Directors of "Blood Simple"Joel CoenBirthdate: 29 November 1954, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAEthan CoenBirthdate: 21 September 1957, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Creators of "Blood Simple"Joel CoenBirthdate: 29 November 1954, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAEthan CoenBirthdate: 21 September 1957, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Critic Reviews of "Blood Simple"Los Angeles TimesJuly 28, 2016
"Blood Simple" becomes a dazzling comedie noire, a dynamic, virtuoso display by a couple of talented fledgling filmmakers who give the conventions of the genre such a thorough workout that the result is a movie that's fresh and exhilarating.Salon.comJune 30, 2016
Watching this beautiful restoration of "Blood Simple" I was actually struck by how non-bleak it is, how much the strength of the film lies in images of beauty, defiance and survival.AV ClubJune 29, 2016
It's a trailblazing masterpiece in any form.Village VoiceJune 29, 2016
Though the film has a few exposed seams, it's tightly composed and beautifully shot in a way that easily rivals more expensive features.New YorkerJanuary 14, 2013
It isn't really about anything except making a commercial narrative movie outside the industry.TIME MagazineOctober 13, 2009
Watch this film, and these film makers, closely. Neither will disappoint.Groucho ReviewsSeptember 22, 2016
Simpleness and crime have consistently fascinated the pair, who may as well be praying at the temple of Ate...the Coens preach a healthy respect for the randomness and chaos that ensues from our desires. [Criterion Blu-ray]MetroJuly 01, 2016
The audience has to work in 'Blood Simple,' and its niftiest trick may not be apparent till the lights have come up.Slant MagazineJune 27, 2016
There's a simple magnetism inherent in this kind of filmmaking, and the Coens know how to orchestrate it.Movie MetropolisDecember 29, 2011
With a strong and stylish debut like Blood Simple, it didn't take a P.I. to see that the Coens were made for big things.Film Freak CentralAugust 28, 2011
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