I have no idea. McDormand did well. Besides that the movie was no big deal at all.
Macy's performance was a homerun, too. I enjoyed it, but I'm a Cohen fan - I like all of their movies - they are true artists. Fargo
may not be everybody's cup of tea, but, objectively, it is an excellent film.
The dialogue was just so well done and thought out - not a wasted syllable in the film: Marge Gunderson: Okay, I want you to tell me what these fellas looked like.
Hooker #1: Well, the little guy, he was kinda funny-looking.
Marge Gunderson: In what way?
Hooker #1: I dunno, just funny-lookin'.
Marge Gunderson: Can you be any more specific?
Hooker #1: I couldn't really say. He wasn't circumcised.
Marge Gunderson: Was he funny lookin' apart from that?
Hooker #1: Yeah.
Marge Gunderson: So, you were having sex with the little fella, then?
Hooker #1: Uh-huh.
Marge Gunderson: Is there anything else you can tell me about him?
Hooker #1: No. Like I say, he was funny lookin'. More n' most people even.
Marge Gunderson: And what about the other fella?
Hooker #2: He was a little older. Looked like the Marlboro man.
Marge Gunderson: Yah?
Hooker #2: Yah. Maybe I'm sayin' that cause he smoked Marlboros.
Marge Gunderson: Uh-huh.
Hooker #2: A subconscious-type thing.
Marge Gunderson: Yah, that can happen.
Hooker #2: Yah.
Hooker #1: They said they were goin' to the Twin Cities?
Marge Gunderson: Oh, yah?
Hooker #2: Yah!
Hooker #1: Yah. Is that useful to ya?
Marge Gunderson: Oh, you betchya, yah.