In , she starred as a hardened woman seeking justice for her daughter's murder in the crime-drama film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , which won her a second Academy Award for Best Actress. In , she starred in and produced the acclaimed independent drama film Nomadland , receiving further Academy Award nominations for her work in the Best Actress and, as a producer, in the Best Picture category. McDormand made her Broadway debut in a revival of the drama Awake and Sing! Because McDormand's father specialized in restoring congregations,  he frequently moved their family, and they lived in several small towns in Illinois , Georgia , Kentucky , and Tennessee ,  before settling in Monessen, Pennsylvania , where McDormand graduated from Monessen High School in In she made her film debut in Blood Simple , the first film by her new husband Joel Coen. In addition to her early film roles, McDormand played Connie Chapman in the fifth season of the television police drama Hill Street Blues.
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The film is set in and around Chicago , Illinois , where it was filmed, and the screenplay was written by Aykroyd and Landis. The story is a tale of redemption for paroled convict Jake and his blood brother Elwood, who set out on 'a mission from God' to save from foreclosure the Catholic orphanage in which they were raised. Along the way, they are targeted by a homicidal 'mystery woman', Neo-Nazis , and a country and western band—all while being relentlessly pursued by the police. Universal Studios , which had won the bidding war for the film, was hoping to take advantage of Belushi's popularity in the wake of Saturday Night Live , the film Animal House , and The Blues Brothers' musical success; it soon found itself unable to control production costs.
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See Full Schedule. The British drama My Brother The Devil — set on the mean streets of London — is to screen at the Berlin Film Festival next month after emerging as one of the more critically praised pictures at Sundance. This story of the relationship between two British-Egyptian brothers living on a rough London housing estate has won raves from the entertainment industry trade press. Up-and-coming British actor James Floyd , 26, skillfully portrays Rashid — the older of the two brothers. For Rashid, being revealed as gay is one of the worst things imaginable in the tough world that director Sally El Hosaini has very effectively depicted.
Freeman , and Albert Finney. The plot concerns a power struggle between two rival gangs and how the protagonist, Tom Reagan Byrne , plays both sides against each other. In , Time chose Miller's Crossing as one of the greatest films made since the inception of the periodical. Time critic Richard Corliss called it a "noir with a touch so light, the film seems to float on the breeze like the frisbee of a fedora sailing through the forest". When Leo's rival, the Italian gangster Johnny Caspar, announces his intent to kill bookie Bernie Bernbaum, Leo goes against Tom's advice and extends his protection to Bernie, who is the brother of Verna, who has begun a relationship with Leo — while also carrying on an affair with Tom.