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’t cha know that? And here ya are, and it’s a beautiful day. Well. I just don’t understand it.
Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand) in one of the Coen Brothers’ most popular films, Fargo (1996). The seven Oscar nominations the dark comedy received included two wins, for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actress for McDormand.
WordPress is filled with fantastic blogathons, especially in film. So when asked by the very fab Anna at Film Grimoire to participate in such an original idea I had to join in. Especially as it highlights the many great roles and performances by women in films of all genres and eras.