The paper analyses JERRY LUNDERGAARD THE MAIN CHARACTER IN THE 1996 FILM 'FARGO' . IT ANALYSES THE ROLE OF JERRY IN THE MOVIE AND HIS INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ACTORS IN THE MOVIE.
Jerry Lundergaard Character Analysis in the Fargo Film
The 1996 film depicts a violent society of hatred, death, kidnappings and robbery. It highlights current societal changes such as the shift in gender roles and other vices that have erupted from generational change. The characters in the film are Jerry Lundergaard who is a salesman in a Car Dealership Company in Minneapolis. Jerry encounters tough times in the business with loans and economic downtimes; he was shrewd and could decide anything so long as it benefited him. Carl Showalter is a funny looking criminal who agrees to kidnap Jerry's wife in exchange for 80000 dollars and a car. Gaear is a quite partner in crime with Carl, Marge Gunderson is a pregnant police officer in Minnesota involved in solving murder cases related to kidnapping. Jean Lundergaard is Jerry's wife, Wade Gustafson is Jean's father and father in law to Jerry. Others are Scotty Lundergaard, Shep Proudfoot, Stan Grossman, Norm Gunderson and Mike Yanagita. The character analysis is based on Jerry Lundergaard.
Jerry is best described as a total wreck who tries to manipulate every possible encounter in his father in law old car dealership business. He takes loans on non-existent cars and embezzles over $320,000 in the car business. He plans evil even to his wife and close family members such as his father in law. The character Je...