No Country for Old Men — Don't Underestimate the Audience

No Country For Old Men is a film that challenges the audience in the best possible way. In this video essay, Michael takes a closer look at how the Coen Brothers reveal character and plot through behavior and visual details, refusing to spell things out and instead compelling the audience to connect the dots and participate in the storytelling process.


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