"The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"

(Oct. 4, 9 & 13) — Here’s something new from the Coen Brothers — an anthology of short films based on a fictional book of “Western tales,” featuring Tim Blake Nelson (born in Tulsa into a family of Holocaust survivors) as a murderous, white-hatted singing cowboy; James Franco as a bad luck bank-robber; Liam Neeson as the impresario of a traveling medicine show with increasingly diminishing returns; Tom Waits as a die-hard gold prospector; Zoe Kazan and Bill Heck as two shy people who almost come together on the wagon trail; and Tyne Daly, Saul Rubinek, Brendan Gleeson, Chelcie Ross, and Jonjo O’Neill as a motley crew on a stagecoach to nowhere. Each story is distinct, but joined by the unifying thematic thread of mortality. 

Q&A with Joel and Ethan Coen on October 4.


Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 12:00pm



Various locations at Lincoln Center, New York, NY 10023

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