Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: The Ice Stor

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From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 7pm Saturday in NZ, 5pm in Sydney and 6am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day , it’s The described movie The Ice Storm from 1997.
The Ice Storm is a 1997 American drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on Rick Moody’s 1994 novel of the same name.
The film features an ensemble cast of Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Elijah Wood, Katie Holmes, Glenn Fitzgerald, Jamey Sheridan
and Sigourney Weaver.
Set during Thanksgiving 1973, The Ice Storm is about two dysfunctional New Canaan, Connecticut upper-class families who are trying to deal with tumultuous social changes of the early 1970s, and their escapism through alcohol, adultery, and sexual experimentation.
The film opened in the United States on 26 September, 1997. Its release was limited and it ultimately grossed US$8 million on a budget of US$18 million.
A special two-disc DVD set was released as part of the Criterion Collection on 18 March, 2008.
Directed by: Ang Lee.
Produced by: Ted Hope, James Schamus and Ang Lee.
Screenplay by: James Schamus.
Based on: The Ice Storm: by Rick Moody.
Starring: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Henry Czerny, Adam Hann-Byrd, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Jamey Sheridan, Elijah Wood and Sigourney Weaver
Music by: Mychael Danna.
Cinematography: Frederick Elmes.
Edited by: Tim Squyres.
Production companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures and Good Machine.
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox.
Release date: 12 May, 1997 (Cannes) 26 September, 1997 (United States).
Running time: 113 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $18 million.
Box office: $8 million.
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