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The Ice Rink (1998)

La patinoire (original title)
A film director tries to cope with his frantic producer, too-amorous actors, and a disaster-prone crew as he rushes to get his deeply symbolic hockey movie "Dolores" done in time for the ... See full summary »

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Tom Novembre ...
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Ice Rink's Manager
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Arunas Aleinikovas ...
Hockey Player
Pierre Belot ...
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Aleksiejus Budvytis ...
Hockey Player
Ilya Claisse ...
Jockey
Michel D'Oz ...
Furniture Remover #1
Antanas Daugirdas ...
Hockey Player
Paolo De Vita ...
Italian Festival Manager Assistant
Jean-Marc Declercq ...
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A film director tries to cope with his frantic producer, too-amorous actors, and a disaster-prone crew as he rushes to get his deeply symbolic hockey movie "Dolores" done in time for the Venice Film Festival. Written by Ryan Godfrey <rgodfrey@sas.upenn.edu>

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17 February 1999 (Belgium)  »

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FRF 25,000,000 (estimated)
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cute little comedy
14 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While not the most elaborated story we liked this movie. Its a light entertaining film and it never pretends to be more than just a little comedy. Event though the director uses mostly only cliches for the characters, the movie is consequent in its style. Slapstick with a very cool French tone and quite funny. Oh, yes -the story: a film crew uses an ice hockey game as the backdrop for a love story. 95% of the movie shows the film crew and the Lithuanian ice hockey players and the American Hollywood star and the ice rink manager who dreams of his famous past as ice-dancer on location - the ice rink.


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