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-One of the most obvious and often comical elements in the sound design  of Fargo is the exaggerated Midwest accent coloring the dialogue.  While this  folksiness can be humorous, it also masks the dark undertones throughout  Fargo.              -The film utilizes a score, dialogue and various sound effects in its  sound design.  The score is based on a simple theme that repeats throughout the  film.  Much of the sound is source sound provided by televisions, radios and a  jukebox.             -The sound of cars is perhaps the most prevalent sound effect in  the film, becoming a motif that establishes the auto industry as a symbol of  independence and the American dream.  Much of the background noise is  provided by the cars in which several important scenes take place.  The drone of  the engine provides a stark, eerie setting that enhances the tone of the film and  compliments the barren setting of the Midwest tundra.              -Much of the dialogue takes place through telephone  conversations.  This use of off screen sound creates an impersonal divide  between characters and emphasizes their isolation.              -Silence is very important and used periodically to emphasize  specific moments. Silence is used to create a rift between the two hired  kidnappers.  Steve Buschemi seems to be always talking, and generally in an  abrasive manner. Peter Stormare, on the other hand, never talks unless  provoked.  This difference in personality, emphasized by contrasting speech  patterns, leads to conflict between the two characters.  Eventually, Buschemi's  abrasive mannerism drives Stormare to a brutal, climactic murder.  This  behavior, combined with Stormare's murder of Lundegaard's shrieking wife,  establishes him as a figure tormented by sound.  He seems to only be content in  his own silence.              -The infamous climax is dominated by the abrasive drone of a  wood chipper struggling to shred human remains.  Officer Gunderson's voice is  completely overshadowed by the machine.  This sound is meant to symbolize the  insanity consuming Stormare's mind.  He cannot here Gunderson, and this sense  is conveyed to the audience as well.  Examples from “Clash By Night” and “Loving” In general, “Loving” has much more self-reflexivity than does “Clash”
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Two scenes take place in a movie projection room in “Clash,” but only  because Earl works there.
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