Originally planned to be a six-part series, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is the next big film by the Coen brothers.
Although the Netflix movie ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ hasn’t officially premiered yet, it is already making headlines. And it’s no surprise, since the western anthology film is written, directed, and produced by the Coen brothers.
The movie first premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival in August 31, and won the Golden Osella Award for Best Screenplay. Now it will premier on Netflix after a limited theatrical run.
— The Life Pile (@thelifepile) October 30, 2018
While Netflix usually make their movies available to users around the world first, they screen movies of high value in selected theaters in the US for their consideration for awards, such as the Oscars.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is more than just about the ballad of Buster Scruggs. It is actually 6 different stories from the wild west in one movie: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Near Algodones, Meal Ticket, All Gold Canyon, The Gal Who Got Rattled, and The Mortal Remains.
Scheduled to be released on Netflix on November 16, it will be made available in select theaters in the US starting tomorrow, November 8, 2018.