Action comedy film the Coen brothers "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" occur at the end of the 30-ies in Mississippi. Rogue Willis Everett Mcgill was jailed for robbery, and says that the inmates managed to put a million dollars in his cabin. McGill is going to run, but it is not so simple, because it constrained by a chain of two prisoners Pete and Delmarom O'donnell. For a successful escape, he incites his fellow inmates and promises them to give some of the money if they manage to reach the huts in the valley until it was flooded with water because of the construction of a new hydroelectric power station.
However, the true cause of escape Mcgill concealed. So the three fugitives are at large and immediately fall into line. Together they have to hide from the police, to get acquainted with a strange black guitarist Tommy to become music group for a short time, to participate in a bank robbery, and not on their own and even take your feet from the Ku Klux Klan.