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The Snowman (2017)

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Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

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When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall. Written by Katrina L. Harrison

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Mister Police. You Could have Saved Her. I Gave You All The Clues. See more »


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Rated R for grisly images, violence, some language, sexuality and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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El muñeco de nieve  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,372,565, 22 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,670,765, 16 November 2017
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The snowmen in the film are made by Norwegian kids in a small town, in collaboration with DesignIce from Trøgstad. See more »

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The different snowmen throughout the movie change between camera shots, with no connection to the story. See more »

Quotes

Mathias Lund-Helgesen: [from the trailer] You could save them you know... gave you all the clues and everything.
Harry Hole: [bellowing at the snowman] COME ON!
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Snowman (2017) See more »

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Second to None
Written & Performed by Ole Matthiessen
Courtesy of Sundance Music ApS
By arrangement with Visions from the Roof
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Hand-Crafted Scandinavian Noire
24 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

other reviews critique based on Hollywood tropes and complain because they are missing. Instead the film strives, successfully, to evoke the atmosphere of Scandinavian Noire, while employing the story telling techniques of Knut Hamsun - no character development, no exposition, and entering the story mid-crisis. I wish it had been recorded in Norwegian so we could appreciate the conflict between Bergen and Oslo, so integral to the books. it's a mood film, not simply a whodunit. bringing in familiar USA actors was a clever red herring, but probably won't be appreciated, and instead some will complain these actors didn't get more screen time. finally, the anti-tourism photography of winter instead served the story and was worth the price of admission to the big screen view. Overall a needed antidote to the last 20 years of execrable USA superhero fare.


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