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A Chance of Snow (1998)

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It is hardly an unusual occurrence when the Minneapolis airport is snowed in...even on Christmas eve, stranding thousands of disgruntled tourists. What makes this particular snowbound evening a bit different from others is the identity of two would-be flyers who must wait out the blizzard before they can take off to their respective destinations. Maddie Parker (JoBeth Williams), on the verge of divorcing her briefly unfaithful husband, has arrived at the terminal with sister and daughters, en route to her mother (Dina Merrill)'s house in Chicago. At the same time, Maddie's sportswriter husband, Matt (Michael Ontkean), who plans to visit his dad in Miami, is likewise cooling his heels in the selfsame terminal. Thus thrust together, Maddie and Matt are given ample time to decide if they ought to give their relationship a second chance. Meanwhile, long-married older couple Earl and Ruth Pulmer (Charles Durning and Barbara Barrie), battle-scarred veterans of many a domestic skirmish, benignly stand on the sidelines and kibitz. Although the conclusion of the film is foregone, getting there is half the fun. A Chance of Snow made its cable TV debut via the Lifetime network on December 7, 1998.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama
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In Theaters:
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Runtime:
Studio:
King Telpro Inc.

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Cast

Barbara Barrie
as Ruth Palmer
Charles Durning
as Earl Palmer
Dina Merrill
as Merilee Parker
Dey Young
as Kathryn Parker
Peter Syvertsen
as Craig Johnson
James Cada
as Otis Vickery
Marquette Senters
as Service Agent
Rebecca Kolls
as Meterologist
Kelly Bertenshaw
as Airline Representative
Gary Groomes
as Security Guard
Robert Pall
as Airport Officer
Edgar Davis
as Police Officer
Patrick Coyle
as Paramedic
Laurie Coleman
as Restaurant Hostess
Mary Rehbein
as Airline Agent
Buffy Sedlachek
as Traveler
Joe Minjares
as Traveler
Margi Simmons
as Traveler
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