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Ice from the Sun
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Eric Stanze (writer)
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Depravity, Hostiliy, Insanity, and other acts of God.
Plot:
An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Could have been an epic film but failed See more (16 total) »

Cast

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D.J. Vivona ... The Presence
Ramona Midgett ... Alison
Angela Zimmerly ... Dana
Todd Tevlin ... Aaron

Jason Christ ... Matt
Tommy Biondo ... Keith

Joseph Palermo ... Buck (as Jo Palermo)
Tracey Hein ... Pam
Jessica Dodson ... The Vision (as Jessica Wyman)
Charles Heuvelman ... Twisted Priest
Alexander Crestwood ... Drug Runner
Tony Bridges ... Pill Pusher
Leslie A. Unterreiner ... Vikki Tonatair
Michael Bradley ... Steven
Jeremy Wallace ... Hunt 'N' Peck
Rob Cope ... Salt Hauler
Jerry Bates ... Grave Digger
Dwight Karl Spurgin II ... Pappa Inbreed
Sandy Garrison ... Woods Walker
Jeff Bergeron ... Eye Boy
Shana Ko ... Female People Pet
Robert 'Rupe' Daniel ... Male People Pet
George Cousins ... News Broadcaster (voice)
Eric Stanze ... Voice of TV Program Host
David Berliner ... Goon #1
Mark Wallace ... Goon #2
Derek Christian Wallace ... Senseless Guard
Mike 'Scrub' Champion ... Saw Boy

William Clifton ... Chess Head
Lisa Morrison ... Gun Girl
Paula Morhaus ... Doll Mamma
Jonny Bitch ... Jar Boy (as Jonny Bitch Esq.)
Mandy Cousins ... Bic Flicker
Larry O'Neal ... Freak Show Tourist
Stephanie Strohman ... Freak Show Excited Lady
John Fletcher ... Freak Show Greaser
Nick Normal ... Freak Show Punk
Michael Bangert ... The Bum
Tom Thompson ... Additional Soul
Theresa Walsh ... Additional Soul
Carrie Riker ... Additional Soul
Katie Ho ... Additional Soul
Mike McKenzie ... Additional Soul
Karen Almany ... Additional Soul
Andy Ko ... Additional Soul
Kevin Diebold ... Additional Soul
Cliff Hooppaw ... Additional Soul
Brandi Nelson ... Additional Soul
Heather Ayres ... Additional Soul
Sarah Stanze ... Additional Soul
Alfred Dodson ... Additional Soul
Gary M. Mueller ... Additional Soul
Brynna O'Neal ... Additional Soul
Ed Niepert ... Additional Soul
Jason Shepherd ... Additional Soul
Tamara Caffery ... Additional Soul
Sherri Hagan ... Additional Soul
Stacey Hill ... Additional Soul
Dean Anderson ... Additional Soul
Robert J. Chalupny ... Additional Soul
Lois Dale Hulme ... Additional Soul
Debbie Linn ... Additional Soul
Andrew J. Smreker ... Additional Soul
Ann Smreker ... Additional Soul
Katelynn Smreker ... Additional Soul
Matthew Taylor ... Additional Soul
Tim Vallee ... Additional Soul
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark W. Kettler ... Little Boy Inbreed
Jennifer Poirrier-Wallace ... Little Girl Inbreed

Directed by
Eric Stanze 
 
Writing credits
Eric Stanze (writer)

Produced by
Jerry Bates .... associate producer
Michael Bradley .... associate producer
Eric Stanze .... executive producer
Jeremy Wallace .... producer
 
Cinematography by
David Berliner 
 
Film Editing by
Eric Stanze 
 
Production Design by
Tommy Biondo 
 
Set Decoration by
Tommy Biondo 
Alison Eigel 
Shana Ko 
Todd Tevlin 
 
Costume Design by
Tommy Biondo 
Tony Bridges 
Mike 'Scrub' Champion 
 
Makeup Department
Jeff Bergeron .... special makeup artist
Tommy Biondo .... special makeup artist
Tony Bridges .... special makeup artist
 
Production Management
Shana Ko .... production manager
Todd Tevlin .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tommy Biondo .... second assistant director
William Clifton .... second assistant director
Alison Eigel .... first assistant director
Jeremy Wallace .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jerry Bates .... boom operator
Jay Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Mayer .... sound designer
Eric Stanze .... sound designer
Eric Stanze .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Jack Bates .... special effects assistant
Jeff Bergeron .... special effects
Tommy Biondo .... special effects
Tony Bridges .... special effects
Michelle Grimes .... special effects unit assistant director
Mike R. Sansoucie .... special effects assistant
Sarah Stanze .... key special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
William Clifton .... gaffer: special effects unit
Gary M. Mueller .... grip: special effects unit
Eric Stanze .... special effects unit director of photography
Todd Tevlin .... special effects unit gaffer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry Bates .... generator operator
Tommy Biondo .... still photographer
Jason Christ .... key grip
Anthony Graham .... grip
Larry Kemmerling .... still photographer
Gary M. Mueller .... gaffer
Raleigh Ragan .... still photographer
Don Schroeder .... grip
Jason Shepherd .... grip
Todd Tevlin .... still photographer
Theresa Walsh .... grip
T-Bob Whitney .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Matt Bowman .... post-production assistant
Lee Fischer .... post-production assistant
Jason Shepherd .... post-production assistant
Jack Snyder .... post-production assistant
Todd Tevlin .... post-production assistant
 
Music Department
Jay Johnson .... music editor
Matt Mayer .... music score producer
Brian McClelland .... music score
 
Other crew
Jonny Bitch .... location manager (as Jonny Bitch Esq.)
Ron Bonk .... production associate
Mike 'Scrub' Champion .... production assistant
Lori Cox .... production assistant
Rebecca Kennebeck .... production assistant
Jason Leonard .... production assistant
Ed Niepert .... production assistant
Patti Pagliai-Bowzer .... location manager
Jennifer Poirrier-Wallace .... production assistant
Mark Polonia .... production associate
Carol Potter .... location manager
Craig Schubert .... production associate
D.J. Vivona .... location manager
Laura Vivona .... key production assistant
Michael Wallace .... assistant location manager
 
Crew believed to be complete


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120 min
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The 4.5-minute-long opening credit sequence contains 431 edits.See more »
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My Baby Won't Go Down On MeSee more »

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34 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
Could have been an epic film but failed, 7 August 2004
Author: joseangeles from United States

There was so much potential in the film. But it all diminished because of a nonsense story and worst acting ever. I don't mind bad acting ("Pieces" and "Gore Gore Girls" are hilarious). But this movie was supposed to be taken in a serious context. I couldn't believe any of the acting at all. Especially the long one part where we have the whole vital background story bluntly mumbled.

Couldn't the filmmakers embed the background story in a more creative way, rather than just having a girl read it so lifelessly as if she's being forced to read homework? I felt like I was trying to read through those long boring "User Agreement" things, which nobody reads in reality.

After closer listens to the story, I found it to be just fantasy mumbo jumbo. There was no enlightening view points given, which is something I look for in all forms of art that are taken seriously. "Dawn of the Dead" & "28 Day's Later" are good examples of horror movies that teach us something.

It's as if the poor story was just thrown in so they could have an excuse for calling the wild experimentation with cinema a "movie".

All in all, the blunder from that narration really threw me off the whole movie. I couldn't piece together any relevance to the creative bizarre (yet limited to low budget) imagery with the dialogue. The movie died in front of my eyes as far as I'm concerned after that point. Nothing could redeem the film from that horrid narration part. No wonder it's so cheap.

Eric Stanze is a true visionary. He just has to get stronger stories and a better budget. We see crap like "Biker Boyz" cost millions to make while Stanze could create so much more with that kind of money. I really wanted to like this but the story and acting were a huge disappointment.

I should probably mention the crazy parts of the film really are like a Nine Inch Nails video, as others have said. And the film does slide in strange random images, kind of like Oliver Stone. Also, there are some gore parts but it's no "Dead Alive" or "The Beyond" in that department.

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