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Snowman's Land (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 30 September 2010 (Germany)
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While protecting a crime boss's home in the Carpathian Mountains, a contract killer and his old friend get into a dangerous situation when the boss's wife is accidentally killed.

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Cast overview:
Jürgen Rißmann ...
Walter
Thomas Wodianka ...
Micky
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Berger
Eva-Katrin Hermann ...
Sibylle
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Kazik
Luc Feit ...
François
Detlef Bothe ...
Harry
Andreas Windhuis ...
Waffenhändler
Anton Weber ...
Kalle
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Walter is a professional killer and has messed up a job. He has to leave the city and takes up an offer of crime boss Berger to protect Berger's house in a remote region of the Carpathian Mountains. At his side: old friend Mickey. By accident Berger's young wife Sybille is killed and Walter and Mickey hide her body because they fear Berger's vengeance. What seemed to be a nice holiday trip with little work for Walter and Mickey soon becomes a fight for survival for all parties involved. Written by Anonymous

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En tierra de nadie  »

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$656 (USA) (14 September 2012)

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$1,125 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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Frigid thriller set somewhere east of the end of the world.
22 August 2012 | by (DC) – See all my reviews

Snowman's Land is a superb exercise in suspense. While the story is character driven and remains absurdly plausible until the end, Snowman's Land is in no way predictable. Walter, a sub-par hit man, is summoned to a remote mountain lodge to work for a crime boss who had disappeared from the scene several years before. Walter's colleague and fellow hit man turns out to be an old acquaintance, Mickey, who has his own history of botched jobs and brushes with death. The action is a sustained, deliberate adrenaline rush that eschews the cut-happy editing blitz of most dark comedies about the criminal underworld. Snowman's Land makes full use of the ecosystem at hand and it seems like the celluloid itself is covered in a fresh dusting of snow.


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