(Article by Tony G.) Now this is a trailer! Cormac McCarthy’s No Country For Old Men appears to be getting the treatment it deserves for The Coen Brothers. A fantastic book, and one of my favourites of the year, this looks like a return to form from the directors of The Ladykillers (it still hurts…but least we’ve got half a dozen of high quality films before that). Here is the synopsis from the book itself, and it looks like the film has really translated the spirit of McCarthy’s novel.
Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, instead finds men shot dead, a load of heroin, and more than $2 million in cash. Taking the money out, he knows, will change everything. But only after two more men are murdered does a victim’s burning car lead Sheriff Bell to the carnage out in the desert, and he soon realizes that Moss and his young wife are in desperate need of protection. One party in the failed transaction hires an ex-Special Forces officer to defend his interests against a mesmerizing freelancer, while on either side are men accustomed to spectacular violence and mayhem.
I guarantee you, Chigurh is going to become one of cinema’s most iconic badasses in the near future (he’s the guy in the trailer causing the spectacular violence and mayhem)