A Little Trip to Heaven
A Little Trip to Heaven (2007)

Three stories of human treachery are given an unexpected link in this dry comedy drama from Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur. Holt (Forest Whitaker) is an insurance investigator who is sent to Minnesota to look into a bus accident; the… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: March 13, 2007
DVD Release Date: March 13, 2007
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Kormakur, who directed and co-wrote the script with Edward Martin Weinman, falls short in the story department and even shorter in evoking the droll, twisted humor that must carry the day.

Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

This is a very dark, very pretty picture (photographed by Óttar Guđnason) that has little else to offer, and its ending, at least for my taste, was a little corny.

Jeremy Mathews
Film Threat

A stylish film that captures the bleak gloom of a desolate town and contrasts it with a satire of insurance commercials that concentrate on happy, sunny days -- not the ones that require insurance

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Boyd van Hoeij

The director also has a strong visual sense, turning the barren wastelands of Minnesota into the visual equivalent of the Reagan era of corporate greed in which the story is set.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...needlessly arty...

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Kevin Courrier
Boxoffice Magazine

The pacing makes you feel like you're trudging through the snow.

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Cast: Maria Fernandez Ache, Karl Anton Leigh, Peter Coyote, Forest Whitaker, Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo, Damon Younger, Jeremy Renner, Joanna Scanlan, Julia… More
Bruce Bruce
The crash scene at the end of this movie is in itself worth watching, best stunt I have ever seen. The film is about the best suspense film I have seen in some… More
Chosen 718
Good film, interesting plot. Great performances by Forest Whitaker and Julia Stiles.