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The Snow Queen -- The story is influenced by Hans Christian Andersen's story.
The Snow Queen -- The story is influenced by Hans Christian Andersen's story.


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Release Date:
24 December 2005 (UK) See more »
Gerda sets out on a magical journey to find her best friend, Kay who has been taken by the Snow Queen. | Add synopsis »
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Diverting to children, disappointing to adults See more (11 total) »


  (in credits order)
Pax Baldwin ... Kay

Sydney White ... Gerda

Juliet Stevenson ... Gerda's Mother
Tiffany Amber Knight ... The Snow Queen
Colleen Williams ... Mrs. Neilson
Brian Akins ... Pieter
Benjamin Head ... Stefan

Peter Schoelier ... Old Man
Joyce Gordon ... Old Woman
Tom Shean ... Sentinel

Leah Renee ... Princess (as Leah Cudmore)
Bradie Whetham ... Prince

Kenneth Welsh ... King
Pascale Audrey ... Robber Woman

Sasha Clements ... Robber Girl
Santino Buda ... Robber Man
Maja Ardal ... Finland Woman

Dana Ishiura ... Lapland Woman

Patrick Stewart ... The Raven (voice)
Lydia Marshall ... The Flowers (voice)
Rose Davis ... The Flowers (voice)
Nathaniel Cox ... The Flowers (voice)
Eliza Cox ... The Flowers (voice)
Ben Crawley ... Boy Soprano (voice)
Claire Guy ... The Snow Queen (voice)

Directed by
Julian Gibbs 
Writing credits
James Andrew Hall  written by and
Hans Christian Andersen  story

Produced by
Val Ames .... producer
Cherylyn Brooks .... producer
Paul K. Joyce .... executive producer
Chantal Ling .... producer
David Mercer .... executive producer
Katy Richardson .... producer
Ruth Walsh .... line producer
Sheldon S. Wiseman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Paul K. Joyce 
Cinematography by
Rhett Morita 
Film Editing by
Adam Telford 
Casting by
Marsha Chesley 
Production Design by
Russell Chick 
Costume Design by
Lea Carlson 
Makeup Department
Rachel Affolter .... makeup department head
Stacey Dutrizac .... assistant makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruce Speyer .... first assistant director
Art Department
John Gosler .... key background artist
Jason Herriott .... key scenic
Sound Department
David K. Grant .... production sound recordist mixer
Simon Keep .... sound designer
Benje Noble .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Tom Bryant .... effects animator
Paul Cheshire .... effects animator
Pete Circuitt .... effects animator
Kate Dawkins .... titles design
Stuart Fortune .... effects animator
Iesza Jessica Jordan .... on set puppeteer (as Iesza Snowdon)
Pete Mellor .... effects animator
Jesse Richards .... effects animator
Nicol Scott .... effects animator
Joe White .... effects animator
Visual Effects by
Phil Brough .... CGI animator
Tom Collier .... digital compositor
Christian Jelen .... digital artist
Chris Sayer .... animation director
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Howe .... best boy grip
Animation Department
Richard Nye .... storyboard artist
Chris Sayer .... animation director
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Minda Johnson .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Mick Hitchman .... re-versioning editor
Music Department
Paul K. Joyce .... music supervisor
Dave Jewerén Moore .... score mix assistant engineer
Toby Wood .... score recording engineer

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UK:56 min
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4 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Diverting to children, disappointing to adults, 13 February 2007
Author: sunnysusan12 from United States

I really wanted to like this movie, especially when I saw that Patrick Stewart was in the cast as the voice of the raven since I'm a long-time Patrick Stewart fan. I realize I'm a snob when it comes to "The Snow Queen." This was one of my all-time favorite children's stories. I also realize that anytime you read a story and create your own image of things, a movie will have a hard time living up to your creation. That being said, I really enjoyed "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" but, alas, I cannot say the same for this movie.

The CG effects were cool but distractingly obvious. It was sort of like watching somebody's first attempt at a video production using CG. Gerda's mother was played by an actress (Juliet Stevenson) I had seen before but couldn't remember where. To give a gauge as to how emotionally engaging the movie was, I spent most of the movie trying to figure out where I had seen her before.

I would say that, for young children not familiar with the original story, this would be a good 'pop it in the VCR for an hour so I can get some cleaning done' movie. But if it wins any awards, I'd be shocked.

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