Fargo
(Blu-ray disc) 

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Coen, Joel, screenwriter,
Coen, Ethan, screenwriter,
McDormand, Frances, actor.
Macy, William H., 1950- actor.
Buscemi, Steve, 1957- actor.
Published
Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2017].
Format
Blu-ray disc
Edition
20th anniversary edition.
Physical Desc
1 Blu-ray (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
Rating
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, language and sexuality.
Status
Lawson McGhee Library - Feature Films - Media collection
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Language
English
UPC
826663174809

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
General Note
Wide screen (1.85:1).
General Note
Bonus features: Audio commentary ; "Minnesota nice" featurette ; Interview with the Coen brothers and Frances McDormand ; American Cinematographer article ; Original trailer and TV spot ; Still photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Roger A. Deakins ; editors, Joel and Ethan Coen ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Mary Zophres ; production designer, Rick Heinrichs.
Participants/Performers
Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stomare, Harve Presnell.
Description
Things go terribly awry when small-time Minnesota car salesman Jerry Lundegaard hires two thugs and to kidnap his life so he can collect the ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. Once people start dying, the very chipper and very pregnant Police Chief Marge takes the case.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, language and sexuality.
System Details
Blu-ray; Region A; 1080p high definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
Language
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards
Academy Awards, 1997: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen) ; Best Actress in a Leading Role (Frances McDormand).
Awards
BAFTA Film Awards, 1997: David Lean Award for Direction (Joel Coen).
Awards
Cannes Film Festival, 1996: Best Director (Joel Coen).
Awards
Independent Spirit Awards, 1997: Best Feature ; Best Director (Joel Coen) ; Best Screenplay (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen) ; Best Female Lead (Frances McDormand) ; Best Male Lead (William H. Macy).
Awards
National Film Registry, 2006.
Awards
Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1997: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (Frances McDormand).

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Coen, J., Coen, E., McDormand, F., Macy, W. H., Buscemi, S., Stormare, P., Presnell, H., Deakins, R. A., Burwell, C., Zophres, M., & Heinrichs, R. (2017). Fargo (20th anniversary edition.). Shout! Factory.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Joel, Coen et al.. 2017. Fargo. Los Angeles, CA: Shout! Factory.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Joel, Coen et al.. Fargo Los Angeles, CA: Shout! Factory, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Coen, Joel,, et al. Fargo 20th anniversary edition., Shout! Factory, 2017.

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