In the Coen Brothers' black-and-white take on film noir, barber Ed Crane (Billy Bob Thornton), living in a small California town in 1949, sees an opportunity by investing in the hot new business of dry cleaning. But his plans to get the cash by blackmailing a department store heir (James Gandolfini)─boss and lover of Crane's wife (Frances McDormand)─backfire, leading the barber on a downward spiral. Tony Shalhoub, Jon Polito, Scarlett Johansson also star. 117 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: French, Spanish; audio commentary by the Coen Brothers, Thornton; deleted scenes; "making of" documentary; filmographies; photo gallery; interviews; theatrical trailer.