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A 2000 comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles. Set in 1937 rural Mississippi during the Great Depression, the film’s story is a modern satire loosely based on Homer’s Odyssey.

Sirens had the gift of singing in a very seductive manner. Sailors were enchanted by their voice and condemned to stay on their island forever and die. All over the island of the Faiakes, there were bones of sailors who weren’t able to resist the Sirens’ divine melody.

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