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True Grit

True Grit
  • 2010
  • US
  • 110 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Cast: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Hailee Steinfeld

The Coen brothers' version of Charles Portis' novel takes an expansive, detailed view of a corrupt, bygone society, seen through the eyes of 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Steinfeld). Eliciting the help of drunken veteran Cogburn (Bridges), she seeks the gang who murdered her father.

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True Grit

2 Feb 20115 stars

Coen brothers reunite a great text with its original meaning

Henry Hathaway’s 1969 adaptation of Charles Portis’ novel was a rousing Hollywood crowd-pleaser, with the role of Marshal Rooster Cogburn allowing the unfashionable John Wayne an unexpected comeback. In the hands of the Coen Brothers, the 2011 version…

Interview - Jeff Bridges on his role in the Coen brothers’ True Grit

1 Feb 2011

From Oscar-winning Crazy Heart, via digital makeover in Tron, to classic western

After his Oscar for Crazy Heart and his digital makeover in Tron: Legacy, Jeff Bridges is now stepping into John Wayne’s old role for the Coen brothers’ True Grit. Alistair Harkness meets the most relaxed man in Hollywood

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