Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song) - Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford
Inside Llewyn Davis is a story about us. The plight of being young and searching for something to hold onto, to be apart of, to become. The journey we take in order to find ourselves in this confusing and sometimes cruel world. The yearning to make something of worth that will touch someone’s life in some way; may it be through singing folk songs or writing poems and stories or drawing or anything that calls upon you. Folk is the perfect backdrop for this film because folk music disregards the need for extravagance and vies to aim straight for the heart. Folk is a music form that is raw in it’s message and sound. The songs don’t belong to no one person, they are for the people to make it their own, to find meaning in their own personal way, to sing in their own tune. The Coen Brothers, in essence, created the film equivalent of a folk song. For what Inside Llewyn Davis means or represents is entirely up to you.
"If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it’s a folk song."