No Country For Old Men was
released in 2007 and quickly earned itself a reputation as one of the best
films of the 21st Century.
Almost unanimously praised by
film critics around the world, the movie was nominated for various prestigious
awards across multiple organisations. At the 80th Academy Awards in
2008, the film took home four Oscars for ‘Best Picture’, ‘Best Director(s)’,
‘Best Adapted Screenplay’ and ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for Javier Bardem.
Bardem’s portrayal of the
uniquely terrifying Anton Chigurh was aptly supported by career-highlight
performances from Josh Brolin and Tommy Lee Jones as their characters tried to
work out how to stop one of the most cold and callous villains in movie history
The movie was adapted from
Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name by Joel and Ethan Coen and it stands
out as one of the best movies from the brothers’ impressive filmography.
The undeniable success of the film has made No Country For Old Men one of the most celebrated movies of
recent times, but here are a few things you might not know about the cinematic