Fargo

Carl shoots Wade because the old man is stubborn and didn't want to hand over the cash (but Wade shoots Carl in the face). Pissed off and heavily bleeding, he buries the money under some snow. Jean is killed by Gaear. Carl gives a bit of money to his Gaear and after briefly talking, he axes Carl. Marge solves the whole crime and arrives at Carl and Gaear's place. Gaear is shoving Carl (what's left of him) in a wood chipper. He runs away; Marge shoots him and then busts him. The police break in to some motel and arrest Jerry Lundegaard. In the end, no one gets the ransom money.

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Factual error: This film takes place in 1987, but when Norm Gunderson is talking to Marge about his paintings, he mentions a 29 cent stamp. 29 cent stamps weren't introduced until 1991.

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Marge Gunderson: So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper.

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Trivia: Note in the end credits that there is the symbol for "the Artist Formally Known as Prince" (a Minnesota native) placed sideways.

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Question: By the time Jerry gets arrested, his wife and her father are both dead. What will now happen to Jerry's son, now that his dad is in jail, and his mother and grandfather are both dead?

Answer: While there is nothing in the film that explains this, the most likely step taken by the authorities would have been to see whether Jerry and his wife had made out an will and who they would give legal custody of their son if anything happened to them. If there was no will then it's likely the closest family or relatives would be asked to take custody.

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Answer: Early in the film, Jerry's father-in-law makes it a point to mention that his daughter and grandson will never have to worry, financially. It's implied Wade made the necessary arrangements to ensure Jerry's son would be provided for in the event something happened to his parents.

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