Fargo. 1996. USA. Directed by Joel Coen. Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen. With Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi. 35mm. 98 min.
The owner of a car dealership hires two thugs to kidnap his wife and demand a ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. But with the two palookas he’s hired, none of this is going to go smoothly. When a heinous crime is committed, the heavily pregnant police officer Marge Gunderson is sent out to investigate. Frances McDormand won the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Marge.