FargoDVD - 2003 | Special ed
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Frances McDormand won an Oscar for playing very pregnant Marge Gunderson…a fabulous character who is most definitely the sharpest person in the film (though that is not really much of a compliment). The script, also winning for Best Original Screenplay, is sharp and hilarious…and the performances... Read More »
It seems like I've set a stage here that only men can be real-life superheroes in movies. Alas, there actually is proof coming out of Hollywood that this is NOT the case. Most of it is superficial and exploitative (ala the Kill Bill series). But, Fargo (the movie, NOT the series) has a superb ... Read More »
One of the best Coen Brother's movies ever made—dark, twisted, and set in a very cold location. The perverse humor will keep you laughing during any blustery day.
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Marge Gunderson: [to Gaear] So, that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money? There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don'tcha know that? And here ya are, and it's a beautiful day. Well. I just don't understand it.
(Jerry) All right. I'll talk to my boss. See, they install that TruCoat at the factory. There's nothing we can do. But I'll talk to my boss.
(man) These guys here. These guys. It's always the same. It's always more.
…..(Went to another office and chit-chat on plans for the weekend...)
(Jerry) He says I can knock $ off that TruCoat. One hundred?
man) You lied to me, Mr Lundegaard. You're a bald-faced liar. … Where's my goddamn chequebook. Let's get this over with.
(man) We sat right here in this room and went over this.
(Jerry) Yah, but that TruCoat...
(man) I said I didn't want any TruCoat.
(Jerry) Yah, but I'm saying, that TruCoat, you don't get it, you get oxidation problems...
(man) You're sitting there talking in circles like we didn't go over this already.
(Jerry) Yeah, but this TruCoat...
(man) We had a deal … Darned if you didn't tell me you'd get me this car without the sealant for …
(Jerry) All right, I'm not saying I didn't.
(man) You called me and said you had it. "Ready to make delivery" you says. And here you are and you're wasting my time and my wife's time. And I'm paying $ xyz for this vehicle here.