Fargo 1996
Title: Fargo
Release year: 1996
Genre: Crime, Thriller

Minnesota car salesman Jerry Lundegaard’s inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen’s bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

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Rated 4 out of 5
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)
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Rated 4 out of 5

“Fargo,” released in 1996 and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, is a crime comedy-drama that tells the story of a car salesman named Jerry Lundegaard, played by William H. Macy, who hires two criminals to kidnap his wife in order to extort a large ransom from her wealthy father.

The movie is set in the frozen and desolate landscape of Minnesota, and the Coen brothers do an excellent job of capturing the unique character and accents of the region. The cinematography, by Roger Deakins, is stunning and manages to convey the stark beauty of the landscape, while also emphasizing the isolation and loneliness of the characters.

The performances in “Fargo” are superb, with Frances McDormand delivering a standout performance as Marge Gunderson, a pregnant police chief investigating the kidnapping. Her portrayal of Marge is both warm and determined, and she manages to convey a deep empathy for the people she is trying to help.

The Coen brothers’ writing is razor-sharp and manages to balance the film’s dark humor with moments of real tension and drama. The plot is tightly woven and full of surprises, and the film’s climactic scene is a masterclass in suspense.

Overall, “Fargo” is a brilliantly crafted film that manages to be both entertaining and thought-provoking. It’s a true classic of American cinema, and it’s easy to see why it has become a favorite of both critics and audiences alike.

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Director: Joel Coen,Ethan Coen
Actor: Bain Boehlke,Bix Skahill,Brad Jacobowitz,Bruce Bohne,Bruce Campbell,Cliff Rakerd,Clifford Nelson,David S. Lomax,Don Wescott,Frances McDormand,Gary Houston,Harve Presnell,J. Todd Anderson,James Gaulke,Jessica Shepherd,John Bandemer,John Carroll Lynch,José Feliciano,Kristin Rudrüd,Kurt Schweickhardt,Larissa Kokernot,Larry Brandenburg,Lori J. Ness,Matthew McCloud,Melissa Peterman,Michelle Hutchison,Michelle Suzanne LeDoux,Peter Schmitz,Peter Stormare,Petra Boden,Robert Ozasky,Rose Stockton,Sally Wingert,Sharon Anderson,Steve Buscemi,Steve Edelman,Steve Park,Steve Reevis,Steven I. Schafer,Tony Denman,Warren Keith,Wayne A. Evenson,William H. Macy