9/10

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Runtime: 116 min

Genres: Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Languages: English

Countries: UK | USA


Set in 1941, the story focuses on a New York playwright who moves to a seedy L.A. hotel and suffers from writers'' block after being recruited to write a wrestling movie for Wallace Beery.



Directors (2)

Ethan Coen (uncredited)
Joel Coen

Writers (2)

Ethan Coen (written by)
Joel Coen (written by) &

Composers (1)

Editors (3)

Ethan Coen (uncredited)
Joel Coen (uncredited)
Roderick Jaynes

Cinematographers (1)

Roger Deakins (director of photography)

Actors (29)

Anthony Gordon Maitre D'
Barry Sonnenfeld Page Calling for Barton Fink (uncredited)
Christopher Murney Detective Deutsch
Darwyn Swalve Wrestler
David Warrilow Garland Stanford
Frances McDormand Stage Actress (voice) (uncredited)
Gayle Vance Geisler's Secretary
Harry Bugin Pete
I.M. Hobson Derek
Isabelle Townsend Beauty
Jack Denbo Stagehand
Jana Marie Hupp USO Girl
Joe James Mailman (voice) (uncredited)
John Goodman Charlie Meadows
John Mahoney W.P. Mayhew
John Turturro Barton Fink
Johnny Judkins Sailor
Jon Polito Lou Breeze
Judy Davis Audrey Taylor
Lance Davis Richard St. Claire
Max Grodénchik Clapper Boy
Meagen Fay Poppy Carnahan (as Megan Faye)
Michael Lerner Jack Lipnick
Richard Portnow Detective Mastrionotti
Robert Beecher Referee
Steve Buscemi Chet
Tony Shalhoub Ben Geisler
Vincent Tumeo Dancer (uncredited)
William Preston Robertson Voice (voice)