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Barton Fink

Synopsis

The title character, played by [[Performer~P114771~John Turturro~johnturturro]], is a Broadway playwright, based on [[Performer~P104944~Clifford Odets~cliffordodets]], lured to Hollywood with the promise of untold riches by a boorish studio chieftain (played by [[Performer~P41931~Michael Lerner~michaellerner]] as a combination of [[Performer~P125693~Louis B. Mayer~louisbmayer]] and [[Performer~P85449~Harry Cohn~harrycohn]]). Despising the film capital and everything it stands for, Barton Fink comes down...more

Other Critics

4.0

69 out of 100 Metascore®

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16

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