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Snow Cake

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
Traveling through Canada, ex-con Alex Hughes (Alan Rickman) picks up a vivacious young hitchhiker, Vivienne (Emily Hampshire), who needs a ride to her hometown. Soon afterward, the pair are involved in a horrible car accident that kills Vivienne. Alex continues on to her home to tell Vivienne's mother (Sigourney Weaver) about her fate. Later he begins an affair with a neighbor (Carrie-Anne Moss) who paves the way for his healing.

Cast: Alan Rickman , Sigourney Weaver , Carrie-Anne Moss , Emily Hampshire , James Allodi , Julie Stewart , Selina Cadell , Callum Keith Rennie

Director: Marc Evans

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Snow Cake (2006)

Release Date: April 27th, 2007|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • August 08, 2013 Jim
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    Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman absolutely delivered powerful performances in this indie film. This film should be on every \"must see\" list.

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