On the Ice Poster

Release Date: February 17th, 2012

DVD Release Date: July 10th, 2012

R|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Two teenage best friends cause a tragic accident with another boy and weave a web of lies to avoid taking responsibility.

Cast: John Miller, Frank Qutuq Irelan, Adamina Kerr, Josiah Patkotak, Rosabelle Kunnanna Rexford, Sierra Jade Sampson, Teddy Kyle Smith, Allison Warden

Director: Andrew MacLean

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Distributors: WME

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This is an uncommonly involving thriller. I could call it a film noir, except that the sun never sets in the film. That makes a perfect contrast with the only other feature filmed in Barrow, the vampire movie "30 Days of Night" (2007), in which it never rises. show more

  • In most respects, On the Ice is the kind of straight-ahead, underprivileged-teen drama beloved of Sundance audiences. show more

  • Writer-director Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, who in his feature debut has lashed together a sturdy vehicle for unadorned morality and pragmatic justice. show more

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