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Loosely based on Homer's 'Odyssey' the movie deals with the picaresque adventures of Everett Ulysses McGill and his companions Delmar and Pete in 1930s Mississipi. Sprung from a chain gang and trying to reach Everetts home to recover the buried loot of a bank heist they are confronted by a series of strange characters. Among them sirens, a cyclops, bank robber George 'Babyface' Nelson (very annoyed by that nickname), a campaigning Governor, his opponent, a KKK lynch mob, and a blind prophet, who warns the trio that "the treasure you seek shall not be the treasure you find."
George Clooney / John Turturro / Tim Blake Nelson / John Goodman / Holly Hunter / Chris Thomas King / Charles Durning / Del Pentecost / Michael Badalucco / J.R. Horne / Brian Reddy / Wayne Duvall / Ed Gale / Ray McKinnon / Daniel von Bargen