My old friend Fred Melamed gave an amazing performance in the Coen Bros.’s new film A Simple Man. And people have taken notice.
MovieCityNews, in a column about people who deserve an Oscar nomination say:
Fred Melamed is Sy Abelman in A Serious Man, playing the kind of role you would normally see the Coens give John Turturro. He’s odd, quotable, and unforgettable. This is a film of great performances, including supporting actor Richard Kind. But people will be doing Sy Abelman imitations for a long time to come.
Read the entire column here.