Joel (left) and Ethan Coen arrive for the premiere of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at the Venice International Film Festival. Their film, a Western anthology, won best screenplay. Photo: EPA-EFE Joel (left) and Ethan Coen arrive for the premiere of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at the Venice International Film Festival. Their film, a Western anthology, won best screenplay. Photo: EPA-EFE
Joel (left) and Ethan Coen arrive for the premiere of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at the Venice International Film Festival. Their film, a Western anthology, won best screenplay. Photo: EPA-EFE

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Joel (left) and Ethan Coen arrive for the premiere of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at the Venice International Film Festival. Their film, a Western anthology, won best screenplay. Photo: EPA-EFE Joel (left) and Ethan Coen arrive for the premiere of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at the Venice International Film Festival. Their film, a Western anthology, won best screenplay. Photo: EPA-EFE
Joel (left) and Ethan Coen arrive for the premiere of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at the Venice International Film Festival. Their film, a Western anthology, won best screenplay. Photo: EPA-EFE
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