Film certificate Not suitable for children under 15 years of age Fargo (1996)

Comedy / Crime / Drama / Mystery & Thriller
1h 37m
"Fargo" (1996) is a masterclass of filmmaking from the Coen Brothers, blending elements of crime, drama, and black comedy into a seamless narrative. Set in the bleak, snow-covered landscapes of Minnesota, the film is anchored by Frances McDormand's Oscar-winning performance as a pregnant police chief investigating a series of homicides. The plot, revolving around a car salesman's ill-conceived crime plot, is filled with unexpected twists and dark humor. The film's unique tone, striking visuals and memorable characters, such as the menacingly silent Gaear Grimsrud, played by Peter Stormare, contribute to its lingering impact. Moreover, Carter Burwell's haunting score enhances the chilling atmosphere. "Fargo" is a testament to the Coen Brothers' storytelling prowess, offering a captivating, albeit grim, depiction of the human condition and the consequences of desperation and greed. It remains a landmark in American cinema. ©
Director(s): Joel Coen
Poster for Fargo (1996)
Audience: 92%rottentomatoes rating
Critics: 94%rottentomatoes rating
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