January 11, 2014
ALMOST a decade ago, Joel and Ethan Coen were sitting in their office when the image of a folk singer being roughed up outside a club in New York's West Village popped into Joel's head.
The thought of a folkie, of all people, being attacked tickled the brothers, but they didn't know what to do with it.
"We get a lot of ideas," says Ethan, 56, the younger of the filmmaking siblings by three years, when I meet the pair in a seafront hotel during the Cannes film festival. "You talk about something in the office and sometimes it goes somewhere and sometimes it doesn't."
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