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Watch the First Trailer for the Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Finally a look at the Coens' latest

Oscar Isaac and F. Murray Abraham in Inside Llewyn Davis
Oscar Isaac and F. Murray Abraham in Inside Llewyn Davis

Still without a distributor, Joel and Ethan Coen's new film Inside Llewyn Davis remains a bit of a mystery, but today we get our first look at the upcoming drama starring Oscar Isaac in the title role.

Scripted by the brothers, the film takes a look at the '60s Greenwich Village folk scene with Davis' struggles at the center of the story. A variety of folk musicians served as inspiration, though Dave Van Ronk and his memoir "The Mayor of MacDougal Street" was said to be the story's primary muse.

The film co-stars Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Garrett Hedlund, John Goodman and F. Murray Abraham.

Check out the trailer below. The film will have a sneak premiere Saturday, February 9 on the Sony Lot. IndieWire has more news on that.

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  • Alex

    It's hard to get a read on this...can't really tell if it's a comedy or not. Not sure how I feel about the super soft lighting. Hope we get it soon though.

  • Luke

    This looks amazing! Oscar contender right here. Never doubt the Coens.

  • The Jackal

    This looks intriguing. It certainly held my attention. This film seems to have a very dark vibe to it; I can barely recognize Carey Mulligan underneath all of that bitterness. I'm very excited about this film. I've missed the Cohen brothers very much.

    Thems the facts

  • The Jackal

    *Coen brothers

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/DavidG/ David Gaillardetz

    Carey Mulligan, F. Murray Abraham and the Coen Brothers? I'm sure the crushed it.

  • Susan

    No offense to every other American filmmaker, but the Coens are still the best this country has to offer.

    • MajorFilmFan

      I agree. They really can do very little wrong in my book.

      • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/SomersetMills/ SomersetMills

        Aside from that two movie period of Intolerable Cruelty and Ladykillers, plus that last 20 minutes of True Grit, I have to agree that they're great.

  • http://cinemaconfessions.blogspot.com Gautam

    I liked what I saw. Carey Mulligan looks the best part of the film. Music is good too.

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/AS/ AS

    Meh. Doesn't look very interesting... to me at least.

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Fox/ Fox

    The Coens can always be counted on

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Cordia/ Cordia

    Look great again, want to see it asap.

  • Nolan

    The whole thing looks like the cover of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' album. I guess appropriately so.

  • http://www.everyeliakazanmovie.blogspot.ca/ IngmarTheBergman

    Bob Dylan, Coen Brother - ENOUGH! I'm in. I'm not sure what 'one night only' means though...

    • MajorFilmFan

      It's showing for Critics at Sundance for one night only

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Fan/ Fan

    Forgot about this film. Gonna add it to my bookmark.

  • Liathach

    I like the way you don't actually hear Davis play a note in the whole trailer.

  • http://www.criterion.com/my_criterion/27913-criterion10 Criterion10

    Looks very interesting. I always like the Coens, and the performances in this look great as usual. Plus, I love the time period. Will be seeing this when it comes out.

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/seanfast/ Sean Fast

    I thought this sounded dumb when I first heard about it, but after reading the script I was impressed and affected by it. I really enjoyed it, and they definitely hooked me. I'll definitely give it a chance in theaters.

  • Dale

    The movie intrigues me. I well remember the sixties folk movement and believe it's a ripe subject for a movie. Timberlake, almost unrecognizable, looks like he's got the character down and you can never go wrong with John Goodman. I'm looking forward to it.

    • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Corbin/ Corbin

      That was Justin Timberlake? Wow, they really changed him.

  • Bren

    Subject matter is completely uninteresting to me but I'll watch because of the Coen's. Good to see F. Murray Abraham working.

  • Connor420

    I love Coen Brothers movies. I cannot wait for it. John Goodman is always good in Coen Bros movies. "OVER THE LINE."

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Corbin/ Corbin

    I saw this yesterday, and while I'm not over the moon about it, I don't hate it, not like I hate The Heat. I guess I'm in the AS camp with this one, the trailer is 'meh'.