The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Defining dialogue: "Me, I don't talk much. . . . I just cut the hair." Billy Bob Thornton's passive barber again raises the influence of Cain in the Coens' work. "We always thought that at the Low Library at Columbia University, where the names are chiseled up there above the columns in stone -- Aristotle, Herodotus, Virgil -- that the fourth one should be Cain," Joel said in a 1985 interview.
Melinda Sue Gordon
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