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"Fargo" (also known as "Fargo - Blutiger Schnee") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Joel Coen, released on March 08 of 1996 in the USA , starring William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare, Kristin Rudrüd, Harve Presnell and Tony Denman.

An ordinary place, an extraordinary thriller

Who is the director of "Fargo":

Fargo was directed by Joel Coen, an American writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before Fargo, Joel Coen had directed The Hudsucker Proxy, released in 1994, Barton Fink (1991), Miller's Crossing (1990), Raising Arizona (1987), Blood Simple. (1984). Since, he directed O Brother, Where Art Thou?, released in 2000, The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), The Ladykillers (2004), Paris, je t'aime (2006), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Burn After Reading (2008).

When was "Fargo" released:

Fargo was initially released on Friday, March 08, 1996, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, March 08, 1996 are L' Uomo delle stelle (dir. Giuseppe Tornatore), Hellraiser: Bloodline (dir. Alan Smithee), If Lucy Fell (dir. Eric Schaeffer), and Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (dir. David R. Ellis). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 31, 1996 in the United Kingdom; Friday, April 05, 1996 in Canada; Saturday, May 04, 1996 in France; Thursday, November 14, 1996 in Germany; Monday, May 20, 1996 in Italy; Thursday, June 20, 1996 in Spain; Thursday, June 06, 1996 in Australia and on Saturday, November 09, 1996 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Fargo":

At the casting of Fargo we find William H. Macy, previously seen in Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) and Above Suspicion (1995); Steve Buscemi (Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995), Billy Madison (1995)); Peter Stormare (Damage (1992), Awakenings (1990)) [ more... ]

  • Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare also worked together in 13 Moons, released in 2002.
  • William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi can be seen in Twenty Bucks, released in 1993.
  • Sally Wingert and Kurt Schweickhardt also worked together in Factotum, released in 2005.

What is the Storyline of "Fargo":

In the winter of 1987, Minneapolis automobile salesman Jerry Lundegaard (Macy) is in financial trouble. Jerry is introduced to criminals Carl Showalter (Buscemi) and Gaear Grimsrud (Stormare) by Native American ex-convict Shep Proudfoot (Reevis), a mechanic at his dealership. Jerry travels to Fargo, North Dakota, and hires the two men to kidnap his wife Jean (Rudrüd) in exchange for a new 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera and half of the $80,000 ransom. However, Jerry intends to tell his wealthy father-in-law [...]

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