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COMMUNICATION AND POPULAR CULTURE The Man For His Time and Place – The Big Lebowski
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The Big Lebowski 1991 Written and directed by J oel and Ethan Coen J eff Bridges – The Dude J ohn Goodman – Walter Sobchack Steve Buscemi – Donny Kerabatsos Phillip Seymour Hoffman - Brant Tara Reid – Bunny Lebowski J ulianne Moore – Maude Lebowski J ohn Turturro – J esus Quintana Flea – Nihilist Sam Elliot – The Stranger (narrator) Music by T-Bone Burnett
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The Big Lebowski “All the Dude ever wanted was his rug bag” The dude is mistaken for a wealthy businessman of the same name – and as a consequence is accosted in his home and his rug urinated on A story of mystery, double crossing, and unwanted adventure
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The Big Lebowski Uses vehicles from film noir and detective genres The Dude as an anti-hero All the dude wants is his rug back Doesn’t want to be involved in what’s going on Ends up in the hero role in a classic detective film
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The Big Lebowski as a Text
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 130 taught by Professor Gelles during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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