#165: Fargo

6zxla1xwshgchjq0dsltacq8rvn#165 – Fargo, 1996, Joel Coen

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt… but he’s got a plan. He’s going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It’s going to be a snap and nobody’s going to get hurt… until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing – and extremely pregnant – investigator who’ll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom… you betcha!


#850: Comadres: Almost a Love Story

hjlrajea8zun72lmmatq3fcctb0#850 – Comrades: Almost a Love Story, (甜蜜蜜), 1996, Peter Chan
Hong Kong

Jun arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship turns into love, problems develop, and although they seem meant for each other they somehow keep missing out.

#924: The Day a Pig Fell into the Well

hzgccwywnrys5vtto6cpyslnrps#924 – The Day a Pig Fell into the Well, (돼지가 우물에 빠진 날), 1996, Hong Sang-soo

A novelist has an affair with two women, finding fulfillment in neither; a married businessman strays from his wife he can’t satisfy; a naive young woman surrenders her dignity for her lover; and a married woman tries to find solace in a frustrating affair.