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The Snowman (2017)

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Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink 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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20 October 2017 (USA)  »

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El muñeco de nieve  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€90,710 (Finland) (15 October 2017)
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Trivia

The snowmen in The Snowman are made by Norwegian kids in a little town, in collaboration with DesignIce from Trøgstad. See more »

Goofs

Harry's last name is consistently mispronounced throughout the film. As per the books, the correct pronunciation resembles the English word "holy". See more »

Quotes

Katrine Bratt: [from the trailer] I think it's the falling snow that sets the killer off
Katrine Bratt: Cutting things up that's what a child does to maintain order
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Snowman (2017) See more »

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In the Hall of the Mountain King
Performed by Edvard Grieg
[As a ringtone]
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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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