Keswick Film Club - The Hudsucker Proxy

The Hudsucker Proxy 

Director: Joel & Ethan Coen Country: USA
Cert: PG Year: 1994 Length: 111 mins Language: English
The Hudsucker Proxy

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Synopsis

Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason-Leigh, Charles Durning.
In a fairytale 50's New York, scheming Vice-President of Hudsucker Industries (the priceless Paul Newman) installs mail-room hayseed Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins) as President in a bid for the chair himself. Norville, to everyone's surprise, has ideas of his own, including one that's, you know! For kids!! Lushly photographed by Coen regular Roger Deakins, this hilariously exuberant satire remains one of the Brothers most polished and purely enjoyable films.
Nominated Best Cinematography Award - Roger Deakins, British Society of Cinematographers
Nominated Palme d'Or - Joel Cohen, Cannes Film Festival
"A thoughtful, often visually striking agitprop work." - Alexander Walker , Evening Standard
"A jewel of a film" - The Guardian.

Critics

open_quote This is without doubt one of the most exhilarating films of the year close_quote Kim Newman, Empire



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