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The Last Winter -- In this chillingly tense global warming thriller, an oil company goes to Alaska where they find that the land has its own plans, driving each person slowly insane.

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24 September 2008 (Italy) See more »
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What if mankind only had one season left on Earth? See more »
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The American oil company KIC Corporation is building an ice road to explore the remote Northern Arctic... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Unfinished concept, half-baked movie See more (80 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Ron Perlman ... Ed Pollack

James Le Gros ... James Hoffman (as James LeGros)

Connie Britton ... Abby Sellers

Zach Gilford ... Maxwell McKinder

Kevin Corrigan ... Motor

Jamie Harrold ... Elliot Jenkins
Pato Hoffmann ... Lee Means

Joanne Shenandoah ... Dawn Russell

Larry Fessenden ... Charles Foster
Oscar Miller ... Simon Marshowitz
Hálfdán Theodórsson ... Gary

Eggert Ketilsson ... Frozen Trucker

Jack Fessenden ... Young Hoffman

John Speredakos ... Weatherman
Halfdan Pedersen ... Doctor Pedersen (as Hálfdan Lárus Pedersen)
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Directed by
Larry Fessenden 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Larry Fessenden 
Robert Leaver 

Produced by
Larry Fessenden .... producer
Kristen Kusama .... co-producer
Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte .... producer (as Jeffrey Levy-Hinte)
Jeanne Levy-Hinte .... executive producer
Skuli Fr. Malmquist .... co-executive producer
Sigurjon Sighvatsson .... executive producer
Thor Sigurjonsson .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Grace 
 
Cinematography by
Magni Ágústsson  (as G. Magni Agustsson)
 
Film Editing by
Larry Fessenden 
 
Casting by
Laura Rosenthal 
 
Production Design by
Halfdan Pedersen 
 
Art Direction by
Gunnar Pálsson 
 
Set Decoration by
Saethor Helgasson 
 
Costume Design by
Helga I. Stefánsdóttir 
 
Makeup Department
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... hair stylist
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... key makeup artist
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... makeup artist
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... makeup department head
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... makeup designer
Stefan Jorgen .... burn makeup effects
Esteban Mendoza .... additional special effects makeup
 
Production Management
Kristen Kusama .... post-production supervisor
Skuli Fr. Malmquist .... production manager
Thor Sigurjonsson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gagga Jonsdottir .... first assistant director
Sindri Páll Kjartansson .... third assistant director
Glenn McQuaid .... second unit director
Kristie Sills .... second assistant director
Hálfdán Theodórsson .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Sveinn Viðar Hjartarson .... property master (as Sveinn Vidar Hjartarson)
Thorfinnur Karlsson .... carpenter
Daniel Newton .... set dresser
Fridjon Olafsson .... head carpenter
Emil Petursson .... head carpenter
Brahm Revel .... creature designer
Brahm Revel .... storyboards
 
Sound Department
Leslie Bloom .... foley artist
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Efinger .... sound supervisor
Pétur Einarsson .... sound mixer
David Ellinwood .... dialog editor
Eric Gitelson .... assistant sound editor
Arni Gustafsson .... boom operator
Paul Hsu .... additional sound designer
John Moros .... adr engineer
James Nichols .... consultant: Dolby
Graham Reznick .... foley editor
Abigail Savage .... sound designer
Nicholas Schenck .... assistant sound editor (as Nicholas J. Schenck)
Brian Scibinico .... foley engineer
 
Special Effects by
Stefan Jorgen .... special effects makeup
Haukur Karlsson .... special effects technician
Eggert Ketilsson .... special effects supervisor
Bardur Oli Kristjansson .... special effects engineer
Johannes Sverrisson .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Peter Amante .... on-set visual effects supervisor
Peter Amante .... visual effects artist
Glenn McQuaid .... visual effects supervisor
Zane Waldman .... visual effects artist
Everette Webber .... digital intermediate editor
 
Stunts
Valdimar Jóhannsson .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jacob Barrie .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Mark Brinster .... director of photography: Alaska
Arnar Einarsson .... best boy grip
Árni Filippusson .... clapper loader
Cameron Forbes .... grip: Alaska
Goði Már Guðbjörnsson .... focus puller
Omar Jabali .... first assistant camera: second unit
Valdimar Jonsson .... grip
Valdimar Jonsson .... lighting technician
Jón Kjartansson .... best boy electric
Carl Mullin .... grip
Fridrik Orn .... still photographer
Tom Pillifant .... assistant camera: Alaska
Jay Silver .... director of photography: New York City
Ingvar Stefánsson .... gaffer
Ben Stephens .... second assistant camera: Alaska
Sigurgeir Thordarsson .... key grip
Tómas Örn Tómasson .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Rori Bergman .... casting assistant
Ali Farrell .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bergthóra Magnúsdóttir .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Steve Calalang .... dailies colorist
Don Ciana .... lab timer
Chris Gennarelli .... dailies colorist
John Moros .... post-production consultant
Jesse Morrow .... on-line editor
Jennifer Ruff .... assistant editor
Tim Stipan .... digital intermediate colorist
Shelly Westerman .... additional editor
Michael P. Whipple .... digital intermediate engineer
Christian Zak .... digital intermediate producer
 
Music Department
Mikael Carlsson .... executive soundtrack producer
Matt Havron .... music coordinator
Tracy McKnight .... music consultant
Anton Sanko .... composer: ambient music
Joel Thompson .... assistant to composer
 
Transportation Department
Jon Hinrik Gardarsson .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Anthony Bloom .... bird trainer
Rob Coleman .... post production accountant
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
Dan Elkins .... coordinator: Alaska
Aditya Ezhuthachan .... assistant to executive producer
Eldon Fischer .... arctic camp: Alaska
Paul Fischer .... snow machine wrangler: Alaska
Ármann Gudmundsson .... production accountant
Gunnar Heimisson .... production assistant
Hlín Jóhannesdóttir .... production coordinator
Roger Kass .... legal services
Thorsteinn Magnusson .... production assistant
Peter Matsoukas .... electronic press kit
James Felix McKenney .... producer: Glass Eye Pix
Glenn McQuaid .... title designer
Yngvi Ragnar .... local assistant: Myvatn
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
Robert L. Seigel .... legal services
Daniel Silverman .... film recorder
David Sousa .... bird trainer
Helena Stefansdottir .... production coordinator: Myvatn
Systa Steingrimsdottir .... on-set caterer
Sverrir Thoroddsson .... pilot
Davíd Óskar Ólafsson .... assistant production coordinator
Melkorka Óskarsdóttir .... office production assistant
Harpa Elísa Þórsdóttir .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Guillermo del Toro .... thanks
Ti West .... thanks
Neil Young .... thanks
 

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101 min
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Trivia:
Artist Brahm Revel illustrated a comic book adaptation of this film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In scene where Maxwell visits KIK Test well, his gloves are on and off during the scenes.See more »
Quotes:
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Marketing Video:Alaska. Vast wilderness of the north. Land of great natural beauty and diversity. This is rugged county, land of black gold. Alaska's North Slope has been producing oil out of Prudhoe Bay since 1968, delivering to refineries and ports 800 miles to the south through the great Trans-Alaskan pipeline...
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References Wendigo (2001)See more »
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41 out of 62 people found the following review useful.
Unfinished concept, half-baked movie, 8 June 2008
Author: Superunknovvn from Austria, Vienna

"The Last Winter" has an effective build up. It's not completely original, mind you. We have seen that kind of setting before, in "The Thing" and a dozen other movies where a crew is isolated in a strange place where weird things start to happen. It's the memory of those far superior movies that make this one watchable at first. However, the story drags on and it all goes downhill soon.

The mysterious ongoings aren't really that intriguing, and they get less intriguing the more they are exposed. On top of that, Ron Perlman's character is annoying and unbelievable. He's just a constant pain in the a.., just for the hell of it. The worst part about "The Last Winter", however, is the resolution or rather the lack thereof. It seems as if director/writer whatshisface hadn't thought the whole thing through and just decided to go ahead with filming because the topic of global warming is so trendy right now.

Well, it's a pity. "The Last Winter" could have been a solid mystery/thriller. Instead it's an unsatisfying waste of your time. There are far too many good movies out there waiting to be watched for you to rent this one.

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