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An Ivy League classics professor becomes mixed up in his lawless identical twin's drug dealings after receiving word that his brother has been murdered, and returning to Oklahoma to discover he's been hoodwinked. To say that Bill Kincaid (Edward Norton) is ashamed of his upbringing is an understatement at best. Turning his back on his working-class parents and working diligently to erase any traces of his Southern accent, Bill develops a reputation as a true scholar dedicated to excellence and philosophical exploration. His brother, Brady (also Norton), on the other hand, grows weed. Arriving home to find Brady very much alive, Bill winds up mending bridges with their capricious mother, Daisy (Susan Sarandon), and reluctantly agrees to help his brother out of a tight jam involving notorious drug kingpin Pug Rothbaum (Richard Dreyfuss), who might just send both siblings to an early grave. Meanwhile, Bill can't help noticing that free-spirited poet Janet (Keri Russell) has somehow managed to find true happiness in the most unlikely surroundings. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 17, 2010


Edward Norton
as Bill Kincaid
Edward Norton
as Brady Kincaid
Tim Blake Nelson
as Bolger
Susan Sarandon
as Daisy
Richard Dreyfuss
as Pug Rothbaum
Keri Russell
as Janet
Josh Pais
as Ken Feinman
Pruitt Taylor Vince
as Big Joe Sharpe
Melanie Lynskey
as Colleen
Lucy DeVito
as Anne Greenstein
Steve Earle
as Buddy Fuller
Kent Jude Bernard
as Philosophy Student
Amelia Campbell
as Maggie Harmon
Randal Reeder
as Shaver
Tina Parker
as Sharon
Ty Burrell
as Professor Sorenson
Lee Wilkof
as Professor Levy
Lisa Benavides
as Suzie Feinman
Ken Cheeseman
as Jimmy Fuller
Maggie Siff
as Rabbi Zimmerman
Tim Ware
as Minister Davies
Robin McGee
as Salesman
Chris Freihofer
as Doctor


Tim Blake Nelson
Tim Blake Nelson
Bill Migliore
Kristina Dubin
Edward Norton
John Langley
Elie Cohn
Tim Blake Nelson
Roberto Schaefer
Randall Poster
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jeff Danna
Composer (Music Score)
Michelle Botticelli
Max Biscoe
Production Designer
Warren T. Goz
Executive Producer
Stuart Blumberg
Executive Producer
Eric Gitter
Executive Producer
Boaz Davidson
Executive Producer
Danny Dimbort
Executive Producer
Avi Lerner
Executive Producer
Stewart McMichael
Executive Producer
David Koplan
Executive Producer
Trevor Short
Executive Producer
Caroline Eselin-Schaeffer
Costume Designer
Michael J. Moore
First Assistant Director
Avy Kaufman
Ronit Ravich-Boss
Script Supervisor
Basti Van Der Woude
Second Assistant Director
Matthew Leonetti
Unit Production Manager
Glenn Wilson
Still Photographer