The Man Who Wasn't There Overview
A dark tale of infidelity and murder, crime and punishment. Set in a small northern California town of the late 40s, the film portrays Ed Crane (Billy Bob Thornton), a barber dissatisfied with his life. His wife Doris' (Frances McDormand) infidelity presents Ed with an opportunity for blackmail that he thinks will help him to change it. However, Ed's scheme unravels and lays bare even darker secrets...
R — Scene of Violence
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Dolby Stereo, Dolby Digital, Dolby A, Surround, Dolby SR
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Billy Bob Thornton — Nominated for Golden Globe for Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, 2001
The Man Who Wasn't There cast and crew
Billy Bob Thornton‘Ed’
Richard Jenkins‘Walter Abundas’
Tony Shalhoub‘Freddy Riedenschneider’
Katherine Borowitz‘Ann Nirdlinger’
Scarlett Johansson‘Birdy Abundas’
James Gandolfini‘Big Dave’
Jon Polito‘Creighton Tolliver’
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