The Snowman is a 2017 psychological crime drama horror thriller film directed by Tomas Alfredson.
Starring Michael Fassbender, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, Rebecca Ferguson, Toby Jones, Ronan Vibert, David Dencik, James D'Arcy, Chloë Sevigny, Genevieve O'Reilly and others.

Watch the official trailer for The Snowman

Universal Pictures on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 released the trailer:
The Snowman - In Theaters October 20 - Official Trailer (HD).

What is The Snowman about?

At a remote cabin amidst heavy snowfall, a woman confronts a brutal man named Jonas saying she is going to tell his wife about their illegitimate son. The son overhears this when he returns from building a snowman. Jonas leaves angrily in his car. The woman and her son pursue him, but lose him in the snow. She lets go of the steering wheel, causing the car to drive off the road onto a frozen lake. The boy manages to escape from the sinking car, but the woman stays inside in an apparent suicide.
Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) is a brilliant but troubled inspector with the Norwegian Police Service's Oslo district, struggling with the aftermath of his break-up with his girlfriend Rakel (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and her new relationship with Mathias, a renowned surgeon. Harry was very close to her son Oleg, who is unaware that Harry is his biological father. Oleg mentions, on an outing with Harry, that his mother (Rakel) refused to let him search for his father. Harry receives a mysterious letter signed with the drawing of a snowman, and is paired with a brilliant new recruit, Katrine Bratt (Rebecca Ferguson). The two are assigned to a missing persons case of Birte Becker (Genevieve O'Reilly), who vanished from her house after being followed home by a red Volvo.
The police receive a report of another missing woman named Sylvia Otterson. When Harry and Katrine travel to her farmhouse to investigate, they find her alive and well. They brush the report off as a prank call and leave, but shortly thereafter a figure wearing a black ski mask stalks and kills Sylvia outside her house, using an engine powered wire fastening harness to decapitate her. Harry receives another call about Otterson, and returning to the farmhouse comes face-to-face with her identical twin sister Ane. They search the property and find Sylvia's beheaded corpse inside her barn, and her head atop a snowman inside an empty storage tank.

Who's in the The Snowman cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of The Snowman.

Michael Fassbender Detective Harry Hole
Charlotte Gainsbourg Rakel Fauke
Val Kilmer Gert Rafto
Rebecca Ferguson Katrine Bratt
Toby Jones DC Svensson
Ronan Vibert DCI Gunnar Hagen
David Dencik Idar Vetlesen
James D'Arcy Filip Becker
Chloë Sevigny Sylvia Ottersen / Ane Pedersen
Genevieve O'Reilly Birte Becker
Jonas Karlsson Mathias Lund-Helgesen
Peter Dalle Uncle Jonas
Michael Yates Oleg Fauke-Gosev
Jakob Oftebro DC Magnus Skarre
Jamie Clayton Edda
Silvia Busuioc Beautiful Girl
Jeté Laurence Josephine Becker
Sofia Helin Boy's Mother
Alec Newman Mould Man
J.K. Simmons Arve Stop
Adrian Dunbar Frederik Aasen
Leonard Samuelsson Heinemann Boy (as Leonard Heinemann)
Anne Reid Mrs. Bendiksen
Jamie Michie Teacher
Irina Kara Beautiful Girl's Mother
Ben Abell Factory Manager
Dinita Gohil Linda
Roger Barclay Arve Stops Aide
Alwyne Taylor Selection Committee Chairwoman
Lars Berrum Musician
Max de Asmundis Boy 2
Jack Roth Mould Man 2

When is The Snowman released in cinemas?

The film The Snowman was scheduled to be released on October 7, 2017 (Haifa), on October 12, 2017 (Denmark, Hungary), on October 13, 2017 (United Kingdom), on October 19, 2017 (Germany) and on November 17, 2017 (Turkey) by Universal Pictures International (UPI), Universal Studios, UIP-Dunafilm, Andes Films, Columbia Pictures, NOS Audiovisuais, United International Pictures (UIP), Film1, KVH Media Group, NBCUniversal Entertainment, SBP and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

What are The Snowman film specifications?

The duration of the film is 119 minutes. With a budget of $35 million, the film grossed over $43.1 million.

The film The Snowman is rated with "R" rating.

What are critics and audiences saying about The Snowman?

The Snowman got low rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "D" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

More information about The Snowman you can get at:

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IMDB: The Snowman

Wikipedia: The Snowman (2017 film)

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