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#987. The Big Lebowski

  • Year: 1998
  • Country: USA/Great Britain
  • Production: Working Title, Bitter Creek, PolyGram, Gramercy, 119m
  • Director: Joel Coen
  • Producer: Ethan Coen, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
  • Screenplay: Joel & Ethan Coen, from book by Raymond Chandler
  • Photography: Roger Deakins
  • Music: Carter Burwell
  • Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, John Turturro

Abridged Book Description

Along with the Chandler essentials of mistaken identity, crime lords, femme fatales, sexual deviants, and ransom demands, The Big Lebowski also features numerous Coen Brothers eccentricities, including a "pee-stained rug," bathtub-bound ferrets, and a Busby Berkeley-inspired sequence.