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Fargo (movie)

Fargo is a 1996 comedy drama film which tells the story of a man, in financial trouble, who hires two men to kidnap his wife and try to obtain a ransom from his father-in-law. Unfortunately, things fall apart. It stars Frances McDormand[?], William H. Macy[?], Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell[?], Peter Stormare and Kristin Rudrüd[?].

The movie was written and directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.

It won Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Frances McDormand) and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, and was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (William H. Macy), Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Picture.

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