Inside Llewyn Davis

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

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Film Cast:

  • Llewyn Davis: Oscar Isaac
  • Jean Berkey: Carey Mulligan
  • Roland Turner: John Goodman
  • Johnny Five: Garrett Hedlund
  • Jim Berkey: Justin Timberlake
  • Al Cody: Adam Driver
  • Bud Grossman: F. Murray Abraham
  • Lillian Gorfein: Robin Bartlett
  • Pappi Corsicato: Max Casella
  • Mel Novikoff: Jerry Grayson
  • Mitch Gorfein: Ethan Phillips
  • Joy: Jeanine Serralles
  • Troy Nelson: Stark Sands
  • Marty Green: Alex Karpovsky
  • Young Bob: Benjamin Pike
  • Danny: Jake Ryan
  • Janet Fung: Helen Hong
  • Joe Flom: Bradley Mott
  • Arlen Gamble: Michael Rosner
  • Dodi Gamble: Bonnie Rose
  • Elevator Attendant: Jack O’Connell
  • Nunzio: Ricardo Cordero
  • Ginny: Sylvia Kauders
  • Cromartie: Ian Jarvis
  • Receptionist: Diane Findlay
  • Irish Singer: Declan Bennett

Film Crew:

  • Writer: Joel Coen
  • Writer: Ethan Coen
  • Executive Music Producer: T Bone Burnett
  • Casting: Ellen Chenoweth
  • Director of Photography: Bruno Delbonnel
  • Producer: Scott Rudin
  • Production Design: Jess Gonchor
  • Costume Design: Mary Zophres
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Skip Lievsay
  • Set Decoration: Susan Bode
  • Music Editor: Todd Kasow
  • Costume Supervisor: Nancy Au
  • Executive Producer: Robert Graf
  • Production Sound Mixer: Peter F. Kurland
  • Script Supervisor: Thomas Johnston
  • Executive Producer: Olivier Courson
  • Executive Producer: Ron Halpern
  • Art Direction: Deborah Jensen
  • Makeup Department Head: Nicki Ledermann
  • Other: Jason Harris
  • Stunt Coordinator: Jery Hewitt
  • Construction Coordinator: Joseph A. Alfieri Jr.
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Greg Orloff
  • Music Editor: Jen Monnar
  • Compositors: Michael Queen
  • Still Photographer: Alison Cohen Rosa
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Alex Lemke
  • Sound Effects Editor: Paul Urmson
  • Production Coordinator: Mark Hagerman
  • Set Costumer: Kat St. John
  • Set Dresser: Dimitra Bixby
  • Set Dresser: Zach Selter

Movie Reviews:

  • kineticandroid: At first, I strongly identified with Llewyn Davis’ struggles — I think you’d be hard pressed to find a musician who doesn’t — but by the film’s end, I realize not only how many of those struggles are self-inflicted, I feel as if Llewyn is going to cycle through them many more times before things pick up or bottom out. Musically, Llewyn comes across as scrappy and soulful. He’s just the person I’d want singing those sad, world-weary folk songs, at least compared to the cleaner- cut performers he meets throughout the film. And yet, that soul seems to come from tragedies (the suicide of his one-time musical partner) and anxieties (the relationships with family and former lovers) he’s too stubborn or poor of spirit to work through properly. He keeps floating by thanks to some enablers. Couches are continually offered for him to sleep on, even after Llewyn insults their owners. A club owner still books him as a performer, even after he is forcibly removed from the club for heckling other performers. It’s hard realizing you’re in a vicious cycle while you’re still inside of it, trying to keep your head above water. It’s even harder when connecting with people is as difficult as it is for Llewyn. I feel like the Coen brothers understand that, take it seriously, and yet, from that, created something that made me laugh and engrossed me.
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