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A TRUE STORY - JUNE 10, 2003

 

Everyone loves a "true story". Even the most remote possibility, that a movie's plot is based on a true incident, makes us respect it that much more. A movie that we wouldn't watch otherwise, turns in to a story that leaves a permanent impression on us. 

 

Fargo wasn't such a movie, as far as I was concerned. At least not until today. I did not even know that it claimed to be a true story. But Takako Konishi did. Or did she really?

 

This is the strangest story I have ever heard ... (via Kottke).

 

A body is found in the frozen North Dakota woods. The cops say the dead Japanese woman was looking for the $1m she saw buried in the film Fargo. But the story didn't end there. More ...

 

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I managed to find this picture in my stock. Seems to go rather well with the story. It brings out the melancholy and gloom that winter really is. I clicked this one late last winter, in the Valley Forge Park.

 

 

 

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