Inside Llewyn Davis
- R (for language including some sexual references)
- Running time:
- 105 minutes
The story follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the basket houses of the village to an empty Chicago club - on an odyssey to audition for music mogul Bud Grossman - and back again.
- Release date:
- December 6, 2013
- Quick review:
- Oscar Isaac is a hard-luck troubadour on the folk scene of early ’60s Greenwich Village in the Coen brothers’ sublime time-capsule odyssey to nowhere and back again. It’s a story of artistic struggle, of dumb luck and bad luck, and of the crushing beauty that can be wrested from a song. With Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake and John Goodman -- and with many a dark laugh along the way.