Smilla's Sense of Snow
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

Set in Copenhagen, this mystery thriller features mixed-blood Inuit Smilla, who has an uncanny sense for different kinds of snow. After visiting the scene where a boy plummeted to his death, she examines the snow and learns that it may not… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 28, 1997
DVD Release Date: March 13, 2001
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Critic Score: 52% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey

Bad title, good movie.

Michael Dequina

A truly outlandish twist that would be more at home in a no-brainer Hollywood action film than in what purports to be an intelligent adult thriller.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

An underrated and effective thriller, buoyed by a fine performance from Julia Ormond.

Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

An atmospheric and enjoyably preposterous mystery.

Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Odd, atmospheric thriller that completely falls apart in the finale

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Reveals zeal to be a virtue when it is put into practice as service of others.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Fascinating setting and strong performances make up for the far-fetched plotting.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

The idiotic ending seems to belong to another movie.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Don't think too much about it, and you'll be fine.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
The Best Movie I have seen for the Month of March, ranks as an all time high. Smilla is a star. The suspense will keep you on the edge of your chair. I… More
Bill Cavros
If it bothers you when you like a song and don?t know all the words to, this is not a movie for you. If you don?t mind humming your way through the verses to… More