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Snowman's Land -- Walter is a professional killer and has bungled a job. Now he has to leave the city and takes up an offer from crime boss Berger to protect his house in a remote region of the Carpathian Mountains.
Snowman's Land -- 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.
Snowman's Land -- Walter, an unsuccessful hitman, is sent to do a job for mafia boss Berger. Berger is having trouble with the inhabitants of his new found home in the mountains of the east, far removed from civilization. Together with his unstable partner Micky, Walter must look after Berger’s villa and young wife Sibylle in his absence. What at first looks more like a paid vacation in the snowy mountaintops than work quickly turns complicated when Sibylle unexpectedly dies in a clumsy accident. So as not to be blamed for the wife’s sudden death, Walter and Micky get rid of the corpse and lay a false trail. With this however their problems really begin.

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30 September 2010 (Germany) See more »
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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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jürgen Rißmann ... Walter
Thomas Wodianka ... Micky
Reiner Schöne ... Berger
Eva-Katrin Hermann ... Sibylle

Waléra Kanischtscheff ... Kazik
Luc Feit ... François
Detlef Bothe ... Harry
Andreas Windhuis ... Waffenhändler
Anton Weber ... Kalle
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Directed by
Tomasz Thomson 
 
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Tomasz Thomson  story
Tomasz Thomson 

Produced by
Nico Hain .... associate producer
Darko Lovrinic .... line producer
Boris Michalski .... executive producer
Boris Michalski .... producer
 
Original Music by
Luke Lalonde 
 
Cinematography by
Ralf M. Mendle 
 
Film Editing by
Tomasz Thomson 
 
Casting by
Marc Schötteldreier 
 
Production Design by
Thorsten Sabel 
 
Costume Design by
Monika Gebauer 
 
Makeup Department
Eva Schubert .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Torsten Junker .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Matthias Haeb .... sound mixer
Bernhard Leimbrock .... assistant sound editor
Erik Mischijew .... dialogue editor
Erik Mischijew .... sound designer
Matz Müller .... sound designer
Roman Volkholz .... foley editor
Max Wanko .... sound editor
Christoph Wieczorek .... foley mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Luecker .... colorist
 
Stunts
Ferdinand Fischer .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hartmut Pollitt .... gaffer
Claus Scheipers .... steadicam operator (as Claus Vieruss)
Kai Stichel .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Aron Szabo .... assistant editor
 
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JoJo Putiloff .... special thanks
 

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95 min
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7 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
2 hit men without a hit, 22 June 2012
Author: okami_ito from Berlin, Germany

If you're into advertising and look for a cinematographer who can manage to deliver some decent, slick images for a reasonably price you can give "Snowman's Land" a quick look. As a show reel.

Otherwise you are well advised to stay away from it. This is the typical "hey, i know a great location, let's just go there and shoot a crazy movie"- kind-of-picture. Yes, the location, an isolated hotel-like complex in the middle of nowhere, is quite impressive. Unfortunately the people behind this are so in love with it, that they choose to make it the real star of the movie! This can be a great idea if you are Stanley Kubrick or Robert Wise. In this case this decision makes this picture about two totally implausible hit men without a hit a painful lesson in how-to-bore-the-audience-to-death. It's full of brainless dialogs, too. 2 stars for the location. Enough said.

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