Review, by Karen Jaehne
Jerry Lundegaard has money problems. To settle them he decides to have his wife kidnapped. He hires two thugs to do the job, offering them a cut from the ransom, which he plans to force her rich father to pay. But the kidnapping turns sour...
"We grew up in Minnesota, a prairie state in the northern United States. For much of the year it is covered in snow. When the snow recedes in early June, the fields abutting the highway are littered with a season's quota of empty cigarette packs, soft drink cans, and dead bodies. 'Fargo' is a true-crime story set in Minnesota in 1987. It is our first realist movie and, as such, it is a comedy." - Joel Coen
Directed by: Joel Coen
Written by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Starring: Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Peter Stormare, Bruce Bohne
Produced by: Ethan Coen
Original Music by: Carter Burwell
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