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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.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Most noteworthy for the performance of Sigourney Weaver as Linda, an autistic woman. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    In the end, Weaver provides a moving and sensitive portrait of one person out of an estimated 400,000 in America with this mental disorder we are just beginning to understand. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The mental and physical landscape would do justice to an Atom Egoyan film, but in this film, the key dramatic moments feel as forced as they are predictable. show more

  • 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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