A Lot Can Happen in the Middle of Nowhere: The Untold Story of the Making of Fargo with Author Todd Melby

Tue, Nov 16th, 2021

Tuesday, November 16th at 7pm

A Lot Can Happen in the Middle of Nowhere: The Untold Story of the Making of Fargo is the true story of the Coen Brothers’ epic film of murder, mayhem, and malfeasance on the frozen landscapes of Minneapolis and North Dakota, offering an inside look into what Roger Ebert called “one of the best films I’ve ever seen.” The book includes a foreword by William H. Macy and twenty behind-the-scenes photographs.

Todd Melby is a reporter, author, and podcast producer. He lives in Minneapolis.

Movies & Showtimes for
A Lot Can Happen in the Middle of Nowhere: The Untold Story of the Making of Fargo with Author Todd Melby

Tue, Nov 16th
Fargo

Fargo

A FILM BY: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
WRITTEN BY: Ethan Coen
STARRING: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

Author Todd Melby in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&A 

Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi), (Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father (Harve Presnell), paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1996
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 98 mins
Format: DCP

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