THIS SEASON’S THEME: Cinematic Classics Welcome to episode 028 of Choose Film: A Reel Retrospective podcast. Rebecca and Gary are joined by Filmmaker Liv Wilkinson to discuss the hugely popular 1996 black comedy crime film, FargoSYNOPSIS"Fargo" is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi), (Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father (Harve Presnell), paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper.LINKS IN CONVERSATIONTwitter @livi_wilkinsonInsta @liv.filmnreviewSHORT FILMSSci-Fi Short Film: "The Workplace" | DUSThttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNVLOuQNgpoThatching Eggs - Award-Winning 3D Animated Short Filmhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDXdLQZgjMEDetainmenthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGYaZtzz5PELiv's BioLiv has been studying film for a number of years, recently graduating from an MA in film. Following this, she worked at a video production company in Edinburgh during the winter of 2020, then becoming a trainee with ScreenSkills in the ‘AD’ department, and has taken on roles in high end TV. Liv hopes to continue in the industry to climb the ladder toward Director.