True Grit has been nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Directors Joel and Ethan Coen discuss the making of the film and the difficulties of working with both child actors and horses.
Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film is an adaptation of the Charles Portis western novel True Grit. The filmmakers and writers discuss the making of the film and the difficulties of working with both child actors and horses.
This week, McDormand won an Academy Award for her performance as the very pregnant chief-of-police in a rural Minnesota town in the film "Fargo." She's worked with the Coen Brothers for 14 years, beginning with their film "Blood Simple." She also had roles in "Raising Arizona" "Mississippi Burning" and "Lonestar." (REBROADCAST from 5/6/96)