In their 2009 film "A Serious Man," the Coens, for the first time in their career as moviemakers, decide to go back to their Minnesota upbringing and tell a story that touches on the Jewish depredations of Job and Kafka.
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The Coen brothers had "Jewish technical advisors, helping with language and liturgical stuff" in their movie A Serious Man, as well as "a raft of translators for the Yiddish."
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