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The Resource Fargo, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, in association with Working Title Films ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Fargo, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, in association with Working Title Films ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Label
Fargo
Title
Fargo
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, in association with Working Title Films ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Contributor
Actor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director of photography
Director
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A saccharine-sweet car salesman in a small Minnesota town is heavily in debt, but he has a plan: he'll go to Fargo, ND, and hire two thugs to kidnap his wife, in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. However, the plan goes awry, and the local Police Chief, coffee-drinking, parka-wearing, and extremely pregnant, will stop at nothing to get her man
Awards note
Academy Award winner for Best Actress, Best Screenplay. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Cinematography, Director, Film Editing.
Cataloging source
NMY
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; production designer, Rick Heinrichs ; film editing, Roderick Jaynes ; music by Carter Burwell
Language note
English or dubbed French language; optional subtitles in English (SDH), Spanish, or French; closed captioned in English
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.C66
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • F374 2014
  • .F3746 2014
PerformerNote
William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Peter Stormare, Kristin Rudrùd, Harve Presnell, Tony Denman, Gary Houston, Sally Wingert, Kurt Schweickhardt, Larissa Kokernot, Melissa Peterman, Steve Reevis, Warren Keith, Steve Edelman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1957-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coen, Ethan.
  • Coen, Joel.
  • McDormand, Frances.
  • Macy, William H.
  • Buscemi, Steve
  • Presnell, Harve.
  • Stormare, Peter.
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Burwell, Carter.
  • Jaynes, Roderick.
  • PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
  • Working Title Films
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
98
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  • Kidnapping
  • Police chiefs
  • Policewomen
  • Fargo (N.D.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Fargo, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, in association with Working Title Films ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features: interview with the Coen Brothers and Frances McDormand; optional audio commentary with director of photography Roger A. Deakins; original advertising gallery; Minnesota nice featurette; optional trivia track; still photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bonus feature.
  • Minnesota nice
  • MGM Home Entertainment presents an Automat Pictures production produced and directed by Jeffrey Schwarz
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780792858058
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884152
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M130687
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880638961
  • (OCoLC)ocm53039832
  • (OCoLC)185751
  • (OCoLC)ocm44889192
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen 1.85:1; Dolby Digital; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fargo, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, in association with Working Title Films ; produced by Ethan Coen ; directed by Joel Coen ; written by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features: interview with the Coen Brothers and Frances McDormand; optional audio commentary with director of photography Roger A. Deakins; original advertising gallery; Minnesota nice featurette; optional trivia track; still photo gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bonus feature.
  • Minnesota nice
  • MGM Home Entertainment presents an Automat Pictures production produced and directed by Jeffrey Schwarz
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9780792858058
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884152
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M130687
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880638961
  • (OCoLC)ocm53039832
  • (OCoLC)185751
  • (OCoLC)ocm44889192
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen 1.85:1; Dolby Digital; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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