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DVD Review: Snowman's Land Chills the Soul As It Dryly Tickles the Funnybone

Walter is in trouble. He killed the wrong man, and then had to kill the right man, and now his boss is mad at him for creating a mess, and so Walter is sidelined for the moment. His friend Francois suggests that Walter fill in for him on a job that will take him away to a mountain retreat, where he can enjoy the peace and quiet and build snowmen, one week tops, good money. But things are never quite that easy for professional assassins. Snowman's Land features oddball characters and an unusual narrative trajectory, coupled with a great sense of visual style. Tomasz Thomson, who wrote and directed, apparently only has one feature film to his credit -- 2001's Silent Storm (Stiller Sturm)...

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