Fargo, a 1996 crime thriller with black humor, is based in Fargo (Minesotta, USA) and a nearby town – Brainerd. The events in the movie take place around 1987.
Here is a quote from the movie:
“So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money. There’s more to life than a little money, you know. Don’t you know that? And here ya are, and it’s a beautiful day. Well, I just don’t understand it”.
– Police Chief Marge Gunderson, talking to a kidnapper, after apprehending him
|Directed by||Joel Coen|
|Genre||Crime, Black Humor|
|Music by||Carter Burwell|
|Produced by||Ethan Coen|
|Length||1 hour 38 minutes|
Fargo, a crime thriller with black humor, is based in Fargo (Minesotta, USA) and a nearby town – Brainerd. The events are placed somewhere around 1987.
Jerry Lundegaard (played by William Macy), is the manager of a car dealership belonging to his rich businessman father-in-law, Wade Gustafson. Jerry has low capability and high ambitions.
He is also in money trouble, and is desperate to get a large amount. Jerry plans out an harebrained, criminal scheme to get some money out of his father-in-law. He hires two goons to kidnap his wife, so that he can extract the ransom money from his father-in-law. He promises to share the ransom with the thugs.
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