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Happy Tenth Anniversary, “Inside Llewyn Davis!”

Ten years ago today, the Coen Brothers released Inside Llewyn Davis, a beautifully rendered depiction of the folk music scene in 1960s New York. Set in 1961, the film follows one week in the life of Llewyn Davis, played by Oscar Isaac in his breakthrough role, a folk singer struggling to achieve musical success while keeping his life in order. The supporting cast includes Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham, Justin Timberlake and Adam Driver. Though Davis is a fictional character, the story was partly inspired by folk singer Dave Van Ronk’s autobiography. Most of the folk songs performed in the film are sung in full and recorded live. T Bone Burnett was the executive music producer. Check it out!