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TODAY   |  December 12, 2013

Oscar Isaac on lead role in ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

The actor talks about his role in the new Coen Brothers film, and says he never could have imagined he’d be able to work with the directing duo.

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>> let's bring in the talented star "inside llewen davis."

>> good morning.

>> good morning.

>> what great reviews this movie is getting. we had john goodman here last week. he was raveing of working with you and the cohn brothers. what was it leak for you?

>> it's an absolute dream come true. it's completely changed my life.

>> you had the leading role. it was a huge break.

>> it was a chance to do the two things i love to do more than anything, that and the music t. concert live.

>> i know you are a huge fan of the coen brothers . what was it like to finally get that, joel called you, himself, right?

>> that was a month worth of screening. and then the call finally came and, yeah, i was dancing in the streets. i couldn't believe it.

>> you play such a big role in this movie. kind of set in the '60s folk scene, what was that like for you?

>> you know what it's the same in the 1,800s as it is right now. to be able play this beautiful american roots music and bring it into the forefront now is great.

>> you are great in it and we can't wait to see more of you. we will actually have you hang around for a little while and tell people that "inside llewen davis" is playing in select theaters.

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