• Thin Ice (2012)

Thin Ice

Release Date: February 17th, 2012

DVD Release Date: June 12th, 2012

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Events spiral out of control when a greedy insurance salesman (Greg Kinnear) tries to con an old farmer (Alan Arkin) out of a rare violin.

Cast: Greg Kinnear, Alan Arkin, Billy Crudup, David Harbour, Bob Balaban, Lea Thompson, Michelle Arthur, James Detmar

Director: Jill Sprecher

Genres: Crime drama , Dark comedy

Production Co: ATO Pictures, Werc Werk Works

Keywords: Engaging, 2010s, Temptation, Amusing, Fall, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    The cheesehead noir Thin Ice presents Greg Kinnear in a role that's almost too easy for him: He's a morally flexible Wisconsin insurance salesman for whom honesty is the least-likely policy. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Writing with her sister, Karen, Jill Sprecher rigs up an elaborate cause-and-effect comedy of errors, with Kinnear's predatory protagonist as both perp and victim. I won't say more than that, but Thin Ice is deeper than it first appears. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is a devilishly ingenious screenplay by the sisters Jill and Karen Sprecher. show more

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