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Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

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121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house begins to suspect murder because she knows that ...See moreBased on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house begins to suspect murder because she knows that the boy was afraid of heights and would not have played on the roof. As she begins to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very well mean her death. Written by Harald Mayr See less
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Peter Høeg (novel "Frøken Smillas fornemmelse for sne") | Ann Biderman (screenplay)
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$ 35,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 107,108
Gross (USA)
$ 2,221,994
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Release date
Feb 28, 1997 (United States)

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Ona Fletcher
Inuit Hunter Inuit Hunter   See fewer
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Julia Ormond
Smilla Jaspersen Smilla Jaspersen   See fewer
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Agga Olsen
Juliane Christiansen Juliane Christiansen   See fewer
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Patrick Field
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Gabriel Byrne
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Jim Broadbent
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Tom Wilkinson
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Charlotte Bradley
Mrs. Lagermann Mrs. Lagermann   See fewer
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Richard Harris
Dr. Andreas Tork Dr. Andreas Tork   See fewer
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Charles Lewsen
Pastor (as Charles Lewson) Pastor (as Charles Lewson)   See fewer
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Robert Loggia
Moritz Jaspersen Moritz Jaspersen   See fewer
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Emma Croft
Benja Benja   See fewer
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Ann Queensberry
Mrs. Schou Mrs. Schou   See fewer
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Vanessa Redgrave
Elsa Lübing Elsa Lübing   See fewer
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David Hayman
Telling Telling   See fewer
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Ida Julie Andersen
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Maliinannguaq Markussen-Molgard
Smilla's mother (as Maliinannguaq Markussen-Mølgård) Smilla's mother (as Maliinannguaq Markussen-Mølgård)   See fewer
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Alvin Ing
Licht Licht   See fewer
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Peter Capaldi
Birgo Lander Birgo Lander   See fewer
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Mario Adorf
Capt. Sigmund Lukas Capt. Sigmund Lukas   See fewer
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Jürgen Vogel
Nils Jakkelsen Nils Jakkelsen   See fewer
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Erik Holmey
Hansen Hansen   See fewer
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Peter Gantzler
Maurice Maurice   See fewer
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Lars Brygmann
Verlaine Verlaine   See fewer
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Clipper Miano
Isaiah Christiansen Isaiah Christiansen   See fewer
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Morten Arnoldus
Dockworker (uncredited) Dockworker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lars Bjarke
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6.4 / 10 | 12,565 votes