Cold Weather

Cold Weather

DVD - 2011
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After abandoning a promising academic career in forensic science, self-styled detective Dough returns to Portland, Oregon to live with his more responsible sister Gail. He lands a dead-end job working in an ice factory, but soon finds an opportunity to use his passion and skill in detective work when his ex-girlfriend Rachel goes missing. Enlisting a team of ramshackle slacker-sleuths, Doug leads the way down a complex trail of clues that brings him close to discovering the truth about Rachel
Publisher: New York : Sundance Selects : MPI Media Group, c2011
ISBN: 9780788613630
0788613634
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Other Standard Identifier: 030306933092

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wodebaobei38
Nov 04, 2017

Feels as if i were watching a comic book story acted out with live characters. The life and times of children who just don't want to grow up and face reality. In fact they end up committing crimes, property destruction and theft, in fulfilling their desire to make life bend to their way of thinking. They are no better than the ones who supposedly stole the money from the ex-girlfriend.

voisjoe1 Feb 25, 2013

This little indie films seems to emphasize everyday middle-class conversation, friendship support, and middle-class work more than any other film that I can think of. And added to the mix is a little Sherlock Holmes type work to obtain the solution to a mystery.

JAMESG Aug 05, 2012

Very good low budget movie. Slow at the start but give it a chance it gets better.

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Geddis
May 25, 2012

There was little to like about this movie. I realize that it was a low budget production and that it can go either way with this type. However, I found it dark, semi depressing atmosphere, and not very good acting. The story does pick up a bit later on but there are these strange moments where there is just silence and the character's are just sitting or standing. This may have been for artistic reasons, but it leaves the viewer really confused.

LittleLady2011 Feb 28, 2012

OMG, this movie is very slow, but 3/4 through the movie it starts to make sense.

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bstudent
Jan 23, 2012

good movie, a little slow, low budget but good picture/sound, good plot and story.

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monkey_vox
Nov 15, 2011

Deadly dull film - barely a plot for a mystery film. Characters are not interesting in the least. This is the kind of independent production that gives "indie films" a bad name.

Glencoe_Mike Sep 26, 2011

I enjoyed this quiet little personal film disguised as a detective drama. Portland is shot beautifully too.

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FernanditoJr Aug 07, 2014

Doug (Lankenau) returns home to Portland, Oregon after dropping out of college in Chicago. When his ex-girlfriend, Rachel (Rikoon), materializes and subsequently disappears, Doug sets on an investigation with his co-worker, Carlos (Castillo), as the two men put their love of old detective novels to use.

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FernanditoJr Aug 07, 2014

Carlos: Sherlock ****ing Holmes!

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