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The Ice Storm

6 Ratings: 3.7
A movie directed by Ang Lee

Director Ang Lee's main concern is a subtle examination of family life that he began with THE WEDDING BANQUET and EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN. With THE ICE STORM, Lee creates a truly American period film that is equally concerned with family relationships, … see full wiki

Director: Ang Lee
Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 31, 1997
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about The Ice Storm
Quick Tip by . October 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I was told by many people that I was supposed to like it and these people tend to be right ... Nope. I didn't like it. I love most of the cast, but I kept feeling like I'd seen something like it befo ... oh yea "Ordinary People." OP did it earlier and to my mind much better.
review by . November 01, 2008
Two neighboring families experience a long and ultimately life-changing Thanksgiving weekend. The story moves from one house to the other where the adults are all bored with their spouses (but not with their neighbor's spouse) and the kids are restless and curious about sex. Everyone feels misunderstood and a big ice storm is coming.     This adult drama is full of outstanding performances: Kevin Kline and a luminously lovely Joan Allen play husband and wife who are both filled …
review by . September 04, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: entire cast, cinematography     Cons: ..     The Bottom Line: "Oh, life's a work of fiction  Wistful wind of a train  Find security in addiction  Lost in gardens insane" ~ Beau     If you want a glimpse of what a dysfunctional family looks like, then Ice Storm is the movie for you. It begins at the end, with Paul Hood sitting on a train, frozen in time by an ice storm. We then travel back, to find out …
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