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First Snow (2006)

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A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.

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Mark Fergus
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Pearce ... Jimmy Starks
Steven Michael Quezada ... Mechanic Enrique (as Steven Quezada)
J.K. Simmons ... Vacaro
Nicholas Ballas Nicholas Ballas ... Tavern Owner Pete
Piper Perabo ... Deirdre
Rick Gonzalez ... Andy Lopez
William Fichtner ... Ed Jacomoi
David House David House ... Bartender Sammy
Julie Gawkowski Julie Gawkowski ... Receptionist
Luce Rains ... Roy Harrison
Forrest Fyre ... Dr. Bates
Gurudarshan Gurudarshan ... Psychic Woman (as Gurudarshan Khalsa)
Callie Anne Morgan Callie Anne Morgan ... Psychic Woman's Daughter
Jo Ann Soto Jo Ann Soto ... Crying Woman
Adriana Cordova ... Andy Lopez's Wife
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Storyline

Wound tight and cocky, Jimmy Starks is a smooth-talking salesman certain he's on the verge of a big break. Even when his car stalls in the middle of nowhere, a roadside soothsayer assures him a windfall is on its way. But although Jimmy should be happy when his boss suddenly agrees to financially back his business venture, he starts to become paranoid instead. As his girlfriend Deirdre and his best friend/ business partner Ed watch him slowly come unwound, Jimmy wonders if a past betrayal of his friend, newly paroled Vince, could be catching up to him. And, as the weather turns cold, Jimmy can't help but fear the mysterious seer's other prediction... that there'll be no tomorrow after the first snow.

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What if someone looked into your future and didn't see tomorrow? See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A jóslat See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color (FotoKem)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Jimmy visits Mrs. McClure and pours himself a glass of Coke, the amount of Coke in his glass changes several times. See more »

Quotes

Deirdre: Somebody's casing the joint.
Jimmy: Nah, it's probably one of those Autodialers. Lowest form of organic life, a Telemarketer.
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Connections

References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Starting To Look Like Snow
Written by Brad Hatfield
Performed by Brad Hatfield
Courtesy of Heavy Hitters / Barbara Jordon
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Beautiful and slightly frightening.
7 April 2007 | by kidboiSee all my reviews

From the moment I heard that Guy Pearce is in this movie, I knew I simply must see it. Every movie in which Guy Pearce is the lead turns out to be amazing and I think he is one of the main reasons for that. Pearce is a guy who gives a soul to every character he plays and this film is no exception. It is very pleasing to see him get more and more lead roles these days.

"First Snow" is basically intended as self realization film. But "First Snow" manages to stay out of the clichés of these kinds of films and brings in new themes. It is about someone who knows when he is going to die, but instead of using the good old "live every day like it's you're last" thing, "First Snow" shows the dark side of knowing you're fate. It sends the main character into a grim and frightening journey full of questions about the fragility of life. You'd probably think that this film would force it's thought on you, but instead it gives you a chilling example and leaves you wondering, and questioning themes such as fate, the future and life.

To generate the feel of the main thought, "First Snow" creates a frightening and somewhat cold atmosphere using the surroundings and the music. The cinematography and editing are also amazing, creating an amazing visual sense of the movie. This is easily going to be on my list of 2007's best movies.


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