Snow Cake

Snow Cake

Plaisirs Glacés

DVD - 2005
Average Rating:
26
1
1
 …
Rate this:
After a terrible car crash leaves a young hitchhiker dead, the driver of the car is drawn to seek out the hitchhiker's mother.
Publisher: Montreal : Alliance Atlantis, c2005
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama / Snow 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container
Alternative Title: Plaisirs glacés [DVD]

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

r
rationallady
Aug 03, 2017

If for no other reason, watch this film for Alan Rickman. This is a different kind of role from the one's that made him famous. It's a wonderful way to remember him.

m
ms_mustard
Jan 19, 2017

past events in Rickman's life and current events in Weaver's mesh into the unusual circumstances of a perfect stranger being asked to stay a few extra days to take out the garbage. and to help with a funeral. and to come and play in the snow. good performances.

my favourite Rickman movie is Truly, Madly, Deeply.

Unpredictable honest quiet little gem of a movie. I didn't know anything about the plot so the opening was a real shock. Enjoyed the Canadian setting viewed through the eyes of a British character. Alan Rickman was superb and every character a delightful surprise. Highly recommend this movie.

h
HowardWilliams
Jan 27, 2016

Very moving tale of autism and love.

m
Monolith
Nov 21, 2015

The scenario was completely preposterous. I couldn't get past Rickman's character being welcomed into the home/neighborhood as opposed to his realistically being recognized as a constant reminder of the young girl's death (regardless of the truck driver's responsibility and Weaver's mental illness). It was refreshing, however, to see him in a role other than the only other one I've ever seen him in and typecast him as -- the evil villain in "Die Hard" 25+ years ago.

b
BestMovieCritic
Jul 14, 2015

Pretty good movie. Alan Rickman is great in this.

n
Nursebob
Dec 18, 2014

Following a horrific accident in which the young hitchhiker he picked up is killed, a British tourist with a few dark secrets tries to make peace by moving in with the young girl's badly autistic mother while finding release of a different kind with the woman next door. A healing trinity is formed and, thanks to the power of mental illness, everyone walks away transformed. This story of one guilt-ridden man's journey into light has a great premise but in typical Canadian fashion it is overly mawkish, arty and rife with dime store symbolism (ooh, metaphorical wallpaper and snow globes!) Great for those who like having a film’s message rammed down their throats with a jackhammer.

d2013 May 26, 2014

Truly a beautifully movie! Highly recommend!

l
LAGastelum
May 04, 2014

Interesting story of ordinary people in adverse circumstance. Especially liked Sigourney's character being that autism spectrum disorder is more often diagnosed which poses the question what does that look like? This movie has the feel of a book you can't put down until your at the back cover. Overall a good movie

madison382 Feb 09, 2014

This was a really interesting movie. I actually watched it twice, just to make sure I did not miss anything, it also gave me a little understanding of the mind of a person suffering from autism.

View All Comments

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

nellie Sep 28, 2007

nellie thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

nellie Sep 28, 2007

Man picks up girl hitchhiker, but a truck hits the car and kills girl. Man finds her autistic mother to tell her.

Notices

Add Notices

nellie Sep 28, 2007

Violence: Car accident & death

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top