Movie reviews by Theo Kemelo Silitshena; The Snowman

2017 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 59m

For Detective Harry Hole, the death of a young woman during the first snowfall of winter feels like anything but a routine homicide.

His investigation leads him to “The Snowman Killer,” an elusive sociopath who continuously taunts Hole with cat-and-mouse games.

As the vicious murders continue, Harry teams up with a brilliant recruit to try and lure the madman out of the shadows before he can strike again.

Initial release: October 13, 2017 (Norway)

Director: Tomas Alfredson

Story by: Jo Nesbø

Screenplay: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Hossein Amini, Peter Straughan

Music composed by: Jonny Greenwood, Marco Beltrami

The Snowman is not the worst film I’ve seen this year but for a thriller it’s really not that thrilling. My advice is that you save your money or just watch Unlocked.

The Snowman just seems like a TV series that managed to get enough money to make a movie; the fact that it’s based on a bestselling novel by Jo Nesbøl is baffling.

 

 

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