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Snow Queen (2002)

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Originally conceived as a TV miniseries (but generally shown in a single three-hour installment), this lavish adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen stars Bridget Fonda as the icy-hearted title character. Arriving incognito at the alpine inn run by a man named Wolfgang (Robert Wisden), the embittered Snow Queen makes it her mission in life to ruin all chances of romance for Wolfgang's beautiful daughter, Gerda (Chelsea Hobbs). To this end, the Queen exercises her magic over Gerda's bellhop boyfriend Kai (Jeremy Guilbaut), literally freezing the boy in his tracks. In order to save her beloved, Gerda must undertake a grueling odyssey through the Four Seasons (each of them briefly appearing in human form), culminating in a final, frigid showdown with the spiteful Snow Queen. After its December 7, 2002 debut on the Hallmark cable network, The Snow Queen was almost immediately released in a deluxe DVD edition.

Cast

Bridget Fonda
as Snow Queen
Robert Wisden
as Wolfgang
Jennifer Clement
as Spring Witch
Kira Clavell
as Summer Princess
Suzy Joachim
as Autumn Robber
Meghan Black
as Robber Girl
Jessie Borgstrom
as Gerda (age 8)
Rhys Lloyd
as Man #2
Helena Yea
as Dressmaker
Trever Havixbeck
as Sgt. At Arms
Kris Pope
as Reginald Priceless
Daniel Gillies
as Delfont Chalfont
Markus Welby
as Count Rothstein
Adrian Holmes
as Charles D'Amour
Mark Acheson
as Autumn's Second-in-Command
Dan Payne
as Prince
Richard Coombs
as Polar Bear Puppet
Jim Byrnes
as Polar Bear
Long John Baldry
as Rutger the Reindeer
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Audience Reviews for Snow Queen

I love this movie and I can't believe some of the reviews I read. Come on its obvious, at the start Gerta's mother gets killed: obviously it's because she was alone, the snow queen is evil.... So she kills and doesn't care. Second of all the polar bear is under her spell obviously as well, remember this is a fairy tale. So the snow queen turned a human into a bear, the mirror reversed her magic... And showed his true image. The only thing I got lost on was the kisses. The snow queen says Kai has to kiss her 3 times but only two are shown on the movie? And other reviews are saying this is more for young teens? Oh please Ive been watching this since 2002. And now I'm 21. I understand it more now than I did then... I always liked the snow queen, as a child I preferred the bad guy. They are more fun, and aren't so bland. And Bridget Fonda makes a great snow queen. People that disagree really need to watch again....

Hannah Campbell
Hannah Campbell

I've seen it years ago and don't mind seeing it again

Andreia Cordeiro
Andreia Cordeiro

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This one would be of high interest to young teenage girls 12-15, and the romantic girls and women of an older status. I enjoy usually enjoy films of this nature ie 10th Kingdom,. But this one just didn't flip my trigger. About a young couple who fall in love but the snow queen captures the young man and whisk him off to a land of ice and snow. With that the young girl ventures off to save him, same old ending they live happily ever after. I'm not saying its not worth seeing, its a 5 star chick flix I am sure, but as for me, as cold hearted as I am (Call me the Snow King) 3 Stars.

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

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