Soggy Bottom Boys Biography
O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a comedy film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, set in Mississippi during the Great Depression (specifically, 1937). It was released in 2000.
The film stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning. The movie is based on the Odyssey by Homer, but the Coen brothers claim they have not read the epic. However, they have a history of falsehoods regarding plots in their movies. The film's American roots music soundtrack (see above) won a Grammy for Album of the Year.