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The Big Snit (1985)

A couple have a fight over a scrabble game unaware that a full scale nuclear war has started.

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Richard Condie

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Richard Condie (story)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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What would you do if humanity faced total annihilation in the shape of a full-scale nuclear attack? Would you still have time--or the appetite--for a dramatic game of Scrabble and a fiery domestic quarrel, or would you rather think back to when you were young, and everything was peachy? With this in mind, would your never-failing handsaw be of any use? In the end, would you still be able to boost your Scrabble score? Written by Nick Riganas

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1985 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagy hűhó See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Mono

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I'm not sawing the table
2 April 2006 | by knifeintheeyeSee all my reviews

Man am I stoked I can leave feedback for this 10 minutes romp. I love it.

After not seeing it in years, I happened upon it the other day and watched it over and over.

'Stop shaking your eyes' and 'shake a rock and roll band' and 'stop sawing the table' are freaking classic lines.

The art is delightfully raw. The dialog sparse and wonderful. Just find it and love it. Cannot recommend this enough.

Thank you high school art teacher Mrs. Kogan for showing us this over and over. Thank you NFB for letting it be made. Thank you MTS for showing it (for free at the moment at least).

I want a Big Snit t-shirt now. I'd love an animation cell, but at 440.00 a pop, that won't happen.

Find this flick, and watch it.


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