About the Film

“Fargo” is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs to kidnap his own wife to collect ransom from her wealthy father. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper.

Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Runtime: 93 minutes
Year: 1996
Cast: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

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