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Coen brothers' 'Llewyn Davis' off to strong start in limited release
Coen brothers' 'Llewyn Davis' off to strong start in limited release

"Inside Llewyn Davis" was in tune with moviegoers this weekend. The Coen brothers' new folk-music dramedy debuted in limited release this weekend to stellar results, grossing $402,000, according to an estimate from distributor CBS Films. Playing in four theaters, that amounted to a per-location average of $100,500 — the second-highest opening weekend average this year for an independent film behind only Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine." Set in New York in the 1960s, the latest picture from writer-director siblings Joel and Ethan Coen follows an aspiring singer-songwriter (Oscar Isaac) trying to make it big. Since premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the award-season hopeful has...

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