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Director:
Writers:
Paul Gross (story) &
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Release Date:
22 November 2002 (Turkey) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
There's More Than One Way To Sweep a Woman Off Her Feet.
Plot:
Paul Gross stars as the leader of a recently reunited curling team from a small Canadian town. This... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 9 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
a gem in Saturday afternoon schlub See more (79 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
James B. Douglas ... Donald Foley

Molly Parker ... Amy Foley

Paul Gross ... Chris Cutter
Barbara Gordon ... Eva Foley

Michelle Nolden ... Julie Foley

Connor Price ... Brandon Foley
Stan Coles ... Minister

James Allodi ... Neil Bucyk
Darryl Casselman ... Ronnie
Mike 'Nug' Nahrgang ... Nug McTeague (as Nug)

Jed Rees ... Eddie Strombeck

Jane Spidell ... Lilly Strombeck

Polly Shannon ... Joanne

Peter Outerbridge ... James Lennox

Kari Matchett ... Linda Bucyk

Leslie Nielsen ... Gordon Cutter
Timm Zemanek ... Marvin Fleiger
Kenney McCoy ... Andrew Bucyk
Barrett Cribbey ... Philip Bucyk

George Buza ... Stuckmore
Victoria Snow ... Officer Frances Darte
Bill Lynn ... Wally
Laura James ... Sign Interpreter
L.J. Vasilantonakis ... Drunk

Greg Bryk ... Alexander Yount
Tannis Burnett ... Belle
Beau Starr ... Scott Blendick

Tim Post ... Friesen
Gerry Quigley ... Official
Bob Bainborough ... Greg Guiness
A. Paul Savage ... Paul Savage
Susan Spratt ... Cheerleader
George Karrys ... Barnhart
Deirdre Kirby ... Primrose
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clarence W. 'Shorty' Jenkins ... Icemaker
David G. Fremlin ... Drunk Piper (uncredited)
Hannah Gross ... Girl at Game (uncredited)
Jack Gross ... Boy at Game (uncredited)
Danielle Hampton ... Curling Spectator (uncredited)
Michael Stevens ... Bartender (uncredited)
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Directed by
Paul Gross 
 
Writing credits
Paul Gross (story) &
John Krizanc (story) &
Paul Quarrington (story)

Paul Gross (screenplay) &
John Krizanc (screenplay)

Produced by
Robert Lantos .... producer
Penny McDonald .... associate producer
Mark Musselman .... executive producer
Julia Rosenberg .... co-producer
Frank Siracusa .... line producer
Katherin-Ellen Zabehlicky .... assistant producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Gross 
Jack Lenz 
 
Cinematography by
Thom Best (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Susan Maggi 
 
Casting by
Deirdre Bowen 
 
Production Design by
Paul D. Austerberry 
 
Art Direction by
Nigel Churcher 
 
Set Decoration by
Nigel Hutchins 
 
Costume Design by
Noreen Landry 
 
Makeup Department
Stacey Dutrizac .... 1st assistant makeup
Stephanie Ingram .... key hair stylist
Lynda McCormack .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Thom J. Pretak .... production manager
Douglas Wilkinson .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Genevieve Anthony .... trainee assistant director
Walter Lawlor .... trainee assistant director
Rick Morris .... trainee assistant director
Woody Sidarous .... first assistant director
Erin Walker .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
David G. Fremlin .... first assistant art director
Mark Hunter .... props
Cary A. King .... set designer
Peter Miskimmin .... property master
Adam Weir .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Sylvain Arseneault .... sound recordist
Steve Baine .... foley artist
Stephen Barden .... supervising sound editor
Todd Beckett .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Bracciale .... sound editor
Alex Bullick .... trainee assistant sound editor
Richard Calistan .... adr mixer
Matt Cluett .... re-recording assistant
Kate Cripps .... trainee assistant sound editor
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
J.R. Fountain .... first assistant sound editor
François Grenon .... boom operator
Gina Gyles .... foley assistant
Jason Perreira .... re-recording assistant
Peter Persaud .... foley recordist
Jill Purdy .... sound editor
Catherine Rix .... looper
Mike Woroniuk .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Zsifkovits .... sound re-recording mixer
Mike Woroniuk .... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
David Yonson .... adr recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Dennis Berardi .... visual effects supervisor: Mr. X Inc.
Kristy Blackwell .... digital artist: Mr. X Inc.
Dave Calder .... 3D animator: Mr. X Inc.
Shane Glading .... 3D animator: Mr. X Inc.
Jamie Hallett .... digital compositor
Marco Polsinelli .... digital compositor: Mr. X Inc.
Dave Salter .... digital compositor
Cameron Stafford .... digital compositor
Matthew Steeves .... visual effects coordinator: Mr. X Inc.
Miguel Sternberg .... 3D animator: Mr. X Inc.
Aaron Weintraub .... digital compositor: Mr. X Inc.
 
Stunts
Regan Moore .... stunt rigger
Paul Rutledge .... stunt coordinator
Todd Shannon Jr. .... dive supervisor
Todd Shannon Jr. .... water safety supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ian Anderson .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Michelle Beaudette .... first assistant camera
Mitch Holmes .... key grip
Sean Jensen .... Steadicam operator
Sean Jensen .... camera operator
Steve Kolodziej .... 24 frame video operator
J.P. Locherer .... director of photography: second unit
Kaelin McCowan .... assistant camera
Paolo Perin .... electrician
Gottfried Pflugbeil .... first assistant camera: additional camera
Gottfried Pflugbeil .... focus puller: additional camera
Denise Taylor .... second assistant camera
Christopher J. Toudy .... best boy grip
Greg Whiteside .... 24 frame video operator
Richard Wilmot .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Christopher Richards .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen Hanson .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Sue Len Quon .... assistant editor
Cathy Rait .... color timer
Joanne Rourke .... colorist: HD mastering
 
Music Department
Kevin Banks .... music editor
Asher Lenz .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Linda Browne .... script supervisor daily
Brad Cowan .... assistant location manager
Sean Coyne .... craft service
Danielle Depeyre .... script supervisor
Jack DePoe .... production assistant
Amy Green .... project coordinator: Serendipity Point Films
Alexandra Lane .... production coordinator
Marc Lefler .... production assistant: Serendipity
Mark Musselman .... business legal affairs executive
Rick Parker .... animal wrangler
Lisa Perone .... production assistant
Bob Presner .... completion bond
Bryan Reid .... production assistant
Andrew Rosen .... production executive: Alliance Atlantis
Aida Tannyan .... head of finance
Peter Tokarsky .... video duplicator
Kelly Willson Harvey .... assistant: Robert Lantos
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug use
Runtime:
102 min
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Trivia:
Cameo: [Clarence W. "Shorty" Jenkins]The most famous curling icemaker of all time appears (wearing his trademark pink cowboy hat) in a non-speaking cameo role as the icemaker that prepares ("pebbles") the ice before the final competition.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Throughout many of the games you will see that there are many rocks left in the house. The true way of counting score in curling is whoever has the closet rock to the button gets 1 point, then for every other rock that is closer gets another point until an opponent's rock is closer then any more in the house. During many of the games some houses were left with up to 5 rocks in the house with no opposing rocks. The scores should have been much higher in all the games, most notably in the final game.See more »
Quotes:
James Lennox:What you gotta understand something about these guys. To them, money is more or less, uh, a hobby. Violence on the other hand is their real vocation.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Waldo Cumberbund Story (2005)See more »
Soundtrack:
Racket in the AtticSee more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
a gem in Saturday afternoon schlub, 1 November 2006
Author: pixiedolores from United States

There's not much I can say about this film that a true critic would. I can't tell you about the depth in characters or plot, or how unrealistic it might/might not be. I can tell you, though, I did enjoy watching this movie Saturday afternoon in my PJ's with my little sister. In the summer we kids really have nothing better to do sometimes than watch movies and go biking. Only Macy has a bike, so we stayed in one particular day. Roaming through or scalable-less TV stations we found a delightfully odd movie called "Men With Brooms". It was quirky, it was cute, it was all we needed to have a good few hours together. Okay,so it's not the greatest comedy ever written- it serves it's purpose of entertaining and that's all that matters to me. Watch it, enjoy it, don't examine it!

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