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Snow Angels (2008)

Snow Angels

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

March 07, 2008 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

106 min.

Studio

Warner Independent Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

David Gordon Green

Producer

Dan Lindau, R. Paul Miller, Lisa Muskat, Cami Taylor

Screenwriter

David Gordon Green

Starring

Story


SNOW ANGELS is a heartrending story about love lost and found in a small town in which a terrible event shakes the entire community and reveals the precarious nature of life. The film explores three couples in various and difficult places in their lives, whose relationships offer a glimpse into those profound and unexpected moments where they each realize how delicate, dangerous and surprising life can be.

High school student Arthur plays trombone in the marching band, works at the local Chinese restaurant and avoids his squabbling parents. At work, he busses tables and flirts with Annie who used to be his baby-sitter. Annie is trying to rebuild her life after splitting with high school sweetheart Glenn and is happy to reciprocate Arthur's flirtations. With her marriage to Glenn ending in chaos, she is left to fendfor herself and their young daughter. A man with a troubled past, Glenn hopes to rebuild his life by getting a job and tries to reconnect with his family.

At school, Arthur is befriended by Lila, a pretty girl who is just as nerdy as he is, and they quickly develop a crush on each other. Though Lila makes her feelings and affection for Arthur painfully obvious, Arthur is reluctant to engage in a relationship because of his own parents marital troubles. As his father, Don, moves out of the family home, Arthur observes the drama unfold as his mother Louise struggles to keep it together. As he begins to fall for the irresistible Lila, Arthur watches Annie and Glenn tear each other apart at the same time as his parents begin new and separate lives.

These relationships spin around each other in orbits of pain, love and desperation. Then, on a cold winter morning, Glenn and Annie's past catches up with their future. For them, and for everyone who knows them, nothing will ever be the same.

SNOW ANGELS stars Kate Beckinsale as Annie, Sam Rockwell as Glenn, Michael Angarano as Arthur, Jeannetta Arnette as Louise, Griffin Dunne as Don, Nicky Katt as Nate, Tom Noonan as Mr. Chervenick, Connor Paolo as Warren, Amy Sedaris as Barb and Olivia Thirlby as Lila. Written for the screen and directed by David Gordon Green, SNOW ANGELS is produced by Dan Lindau, Paul Miller, Lisa Muskat and Cami Taylor.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..a perfect match of material and sensibility..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
“..a spellbinding film for the discerning moviegoer...”
by Brie Beazley [Reel.com]
“.."Snow Angels" is peppered with detailed supporting turns that leave us wanting more..”
by Jan Stuart [Newsday]