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First Snow (2006)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  23 March 2007 (USA)
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A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.

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Psychic Woman (as Gurudarshan Khalsa)
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Wound tight and cocky, Jimmy Starks is a smooth-talking salesman certain he's on the verge of a big break. Even when his car stalls in the middle of nowhere, a roadside soothsayer assures him a windfall is on its way. But although Jimmy should be happy when his boss suddenly agrees to financially back his business venture, he starts to become paranoid instead. As his girlfriend Deirdre and his best friend/ business partner Ed watch him slowly come unwound, Jimmy wonders if a past betrayal of his friend, newly paroled Vince, could be catching up to him. And, as the weather turns cold, Jimmy can't help but fear the mysterious seer's other prediction... that they'll be no tomorrow after the first snow. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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When Jimmy visits Mrs. McClure and pours himself a glass of Coke, the amount of Coke in his glass changes several times. See more »

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Vacaro: Your fate lies on whatever road you take. Even if you choose to run from it.
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Gripping and heartfelt
3 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie portrays a gripping tale of what could be a cliché theme, "Man learns he has a short time to live," in an entertaining and captivating manner. Lead actor is great -- you almost hate him, but yet sympathize with his plight. Lead actress is beautiful. An impressive independent film that was fun to watch. Set in desert with great cinematography. Effective score with lots of great music, love to buy the soundtrack, too. The movie made me think about all the strokes of good luck and bad luck I have live through, and that family members have lived through. It all seems so random, but is it? The film seems first to be portraying a story about someone else, until the viewer realizes it is a lot about the viewer, too. How long will we live, how will we live, what did we do to lead to this conclusion, and what can we do about it?


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