The Snow Walker
The Snow Walker (2003)

Charles Martin Smith's romantic adventure film The Snow Walker concerns a brave risk-taking pilot (Barry Pepper) and an Inuit woman in frail health who is his passenger. When the pair experience a plane crash, each is forced to learn… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Susan Walker
Toronto Star

The Snow Walker is not Atanarjuat, but it captures the actual scenic beauty of the North and with it, the poetic truth of brotherhood in an unforgiving land.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A]voids descending into the overtly sentimental by not romanticizing a harsh land...

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Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly

An old school adventure whose simple themes resonate with a refreshing honesty.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

As predicable as the annual fall of the Maple Leafs, but considerably more tragic, as traditional as the recurring scam of political patronage, but a lot more compelling, The Snow Walker is a vintage slice of Canadiana.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Give it a whirl after you turn up the heat

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Através das belíssimas atuações de Pepper e da estreante Piugattuk, a narrativa desenvolve-se com calma até atingir um clímax emocional inesperado, mas eficiente.

Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

Constant interruptions prevent the story from building to a satisfying emotional pitch, leaving the film, like the characters, to trudge circuitously across that vast frozen tundra.

Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine

Arctic authenticity makes up for the false notes.

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Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

The Snow Walker is a powerful, poignant and transcendent film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Amazing movie. Never boring.
Bruce Bruce
The Snow Walker: This film is based on a short story written by Farley Mowat. Its Directed by Charles M Smith. Set in 1952 Barry Pepper plays the part of a… More
familiar stranger
It's a story of struggle for survival of a pilot & an ill Inuit girl as they get stuck in the Arctic tundra after their plane almost crashes down. If… More
Arash Xak
Surprisingly good
Sajin P A
Simple yet Powerful. A story of survival, and of how two entirely different individuals come together and form a relation that transcends all the differences… More
Al S
A stunning, marvelous and breathtaking masterwork. A remarkable and unforgettable epic adventure of strength and survival. A real gem of a film. Barry Pepper… More