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The Coen brothers' Fargo

Author: William Luhr
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2004.
Series: Cambridge film handbooks series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most commercially and critically successful film of Ethan and Joel Coen, Fargo was nominated for five Academy Awards and received two, an exceptional achievement for a low budget, independently produced film. This volume explores Fargo from a variety of perspectives. Providing a detailed account of the film's production, reception and place within the career of the Coen brothers, it covers issues and themes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Coen brothers Fargo.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003043847
(OCoLC)51752419
Named Person: Ethan Coen; Joel Coen; Ethan Coen; Joel Coen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Luhr
ISBN: 051107803X 9780511078033 0511074921 9780511074929 9780511615290 0511615299
OCLC Number: 57417433
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 162 p.) : ill.
Contents: Fargo in context: the middle of nowhere / David Sterritt --
Motherhood, homicide, and Swedish meatballs: the quiet triumph of the maternal in Fargo / Pamela Grace --
Fargo, or the blank frontier / Christopher Sharrett --
"Kinda funny lookin": Steve Buscemi's disorderly body / Mikita Brottman --
Fargo: far removed from the stereotypes of ..." / William Luhr --
Closer to the life than the conventions of cinema: interview with the Coen brothers (conducted in Cannes on May 16, 1996) / Michel Ciment, Hubert Niogret --
Cold-blooded scheming: Roger Deakins and Fargo / Chris Probst --
Carter Burwell in conversation: music for the films of Joel and Ethan Coen / Philip Brophy --
Review of Fargo / Thomas Doherty --
Prairie home death trip / Harvey Roy Greenberg.
Series Title: Cambridge film handbooks series.
Responsibility: edited by William G. Luhr.

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"...a useful introduction to the critical discourse penned in the years since the film's premier." Jarrod Waetjen, Gibbs College, American Book Review

 
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