No Country for Old Men – The Nature of Adaptation
by Carlos Rivera Fernandez
Carlos Rivera Fernandez devotes this video essay to the 2007 film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men, highlighting the Coen Brothers’ use of blocking, editing and sound design to create a film that not only respects its source material, but also manages to stand on its own as one of the hallmark works within the medium of film.
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