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Encyclopedia > The Ice Storm (film)
The Ice Storm

The Ice Storm film poster
Directed by Ang Lee
Produced by Ted Hope
Ang Lee
James Schamus
Written by Rick Moody (novel)
James Schamus
Starring Kevin Kline
Joan Allen
Tobey Maguire
Christina Ricci
Elijah Wood
Sigourney Weaver
Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release date(s) September 27, 1997
Running time 112 min.
Language English
Budget $18,000,000 (est.)
IMDb profile

The Ice Storm is a 1997 drama film by Ang Lee, it is based on the 1994 acclaimed novel by Rick Moody, The Ice Storm. Image File history File links The Ice Storm movie poster To the uploader: If possible, do not use this tag; please replace it with one of {{movieposter}} or {{sportsposter}} or {{eventposter}} or {{politicalposter}}. This is a copyrighted poster. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... James Schamus is an American screenwriter and film producer, noted for his work on critically acclaimed independent films such as Safe, The Brothers McMullen and the Academy Award winning film Brokeback Mountain. ... Rick Moody (born Hiram Frederick Moody III October 18, 1961 in New York City), is an American novelist and short story writer best known for The Ice Storm (1994), a chronicle of the dissolution of two suburban Connecticut families over Thanksgiving weekend in 1973. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative in prose. ... James Schamus is an American screenwriter and film producer, noted for his work on critically acclaimed independent films such as Safe, The Brothers McMullen and the Academy Award winning film Brokeback Mountain. ... Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947 in St. ... Joan Allen in a scene from The Contender Joan Allen (b. ... Tobias Vincent Maguire (born June 27, 1975) is an American actor. ... Christina Ricci (born February 12, 1980) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor and music executive. ... Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver on October 8, 1949 in New York City) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Fox Searchlight Pictures logo. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Rick Moody (born Hiram Frederick Moody III October 18, 1961 in New York City), is an American novelist and short story writer best known for The Ice Storm (1994), a chronicle of the dissolution of two suburban Connecticut families over Thanksgiving weekend in 1973. ...


Set during Thanksgiving, 1973, The Ice Storm tells of two suburban Connecticut families, the Hoods and the Carvers, and the difficulties they have dealing with the tumultuous political and social climate of the day. The story focuses on a brief period of time when a major ice storm hits their town of New Canaan, just as both families are melting down from the parents' alcoholism, escapism and adultery, and their children's sexual experimentation. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is an annual one-day holiday to give thanks (traditionally to God) for the things one has at the close of the harvest season. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A family of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in 1997 A family consists of a domestic group of people (or a number of domestic groups), typically affiliated by birth or marriage, or by analogous or comparable relationships — including domestic partnership, cohabitation, adoption, surname and (in some cases) ownership (as occurred in the... Ice storm could refer to: A type of winter storm characterized by freezing rain. ... East view of the central part of New Canaan (1836) by John Warner Barber New Canaan is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Stamford, on the Five Mile River. ... Alcoholism is the consumption of, or preoccupation with, alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the drinkers normal personal, family, social, or work life, and may lead to physical or mental harm. ... Escapism is mental diversion by means of entertainment or recreation, as an escape from the perceived unpleasant aspects of daily reality. ... Adultery is generally defined as consensual sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than his or her lawful spouse. ... This article is about sex acts and practices (i. ...


Despite the film opening to widespread acclaim in the United States on September 27, 1997, its release was limited and it grossed just $7.8 million on a budget of $18 million, making it a box office disappointment. September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ...


The film has had somewhat of a lasting effect on pop culture with its "key party" scene, parodied in a fairly prominent UK car advert in recent years. It has also enjoyed increasing popularity thanks to the highly successful career of director Ang Lee.


Major cast

Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947 in St. ... Joan Allen in a scene from The Contender Joan Allen (b. ... Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver on October 8, 1949 in New York City) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Jamey Sheridan (born July 12 1951 Pasadena, California) is an American actor. ... Christina Ricci (born February 12, 1980) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor and music executive. ... Tobias Vincent Maguire (born June 27, 1975) is an American actor. ... Adam Hann-Byrd (b. ... David Krumholtz in NUMB3RS David Krumholtz (born May 15, 1978 in Queens, New York) is an American actor who currently stars in the CBS television show NUMB3RS. David Krumholtz began his acting career at the age of 13 when he followed his friends to an open audition for the Broadway... Henry Czerny(Chur-nee) (born February 1959) is an actor, born to Polish parents in Toronto, Canada. ... Kate Noelle Katie Holmes[1] (born December 18, 1978) is an American actress who first achieved fame for her role as Joey Potter on The WB teen drama Dawsons Creek from 1998 to 2003. ...

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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, films, television shows, video games and production crew personnel. ...

Films Directed by Ang Lee
Pushing Hands • The Wedding Banquet • Eat Drink Man Woman • Sense and Sensibility • The Ice Storm • Ride with the Devil • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon • Hulk • Brokeback Mountain
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