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Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  3 April 2009 (USA)
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Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Harry Berge
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Ken Curtis
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Jerry's Mother
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The Big Guy
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Barbara's Lawyer
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Assistant District Attorney
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District Attorney
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Medical Examiner
Steven Randazzo ...
Harry's Lawyer
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Harry's Sister (as Marsha Dietlein Bennett)
Jen Jones ...
Jerry's Neighbor
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Storyline

Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sex. Passion. Betrayal. Murder.

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, disturbing images and some drug material

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Release Date:

3 April 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dupla Personalidade  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,584 (USA) (17 April 2009)

Gross:

$7,334 (USA) (17 April 2009)
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At the end of the movie when the headlines are shown, one headline reads "murder trail" instead of "murder trial". See more »

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[first lines]
Judge: Will the defendant and her counsel please rise... Mr. Foreman, have you come to a unanimous verdict?
Foreman: We have your honor.
Judge: On the charge of first degree murder of Harry Berge, how do you find the defendant?
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Crazy Credits

A remarkable number of people were thanked at the conclusion of the film. Under the heading Thanks to: there were 158 individuals named. Then under the heading Special Thanks to: there were 184 organisations, cities, and individuals named. Finally under the heading Very Special Thanks a further 22 individuals were named. These were followed by the logos of 6 corporations. That's 370 "thank you"s. See more »

Soundtracks

Unstable Mind
Written by Rabyt , Nicholas Rosenthal, and Tommy Mokas
Performed by Rabyt
Courtesy of The Next Ajenda Publishing and Casa Nova Studios Publishing
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Good performances, cheap look
4 April 2014 | by (hillsboro, Oregon) – See all my reviews

Thora Birch is a pretty good performer. I don't know how she got roped into this project, perhaps boredom? Clearly, not for the money.

Overall, the acting is a bit above average. The story is solid, with a few nice twists. If you are into it for only average plus acting and a neat little screenplay then maybe this is your thing.

But, where the movie truly suffers is in production. Bad lighting, lousy camera work, below average editing, all those little things that might have completed the project nicely are just not very good.

I wonder if the stated budget here is correct, $1,000,000? To be honest, these days that is a bit beneath chump change for a film. But, if that number is true then another mystery solved, Why is Winter of Frozen Dreams so not-very-good? You get what you pay for.


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