Chance of Snow

Chance of Snow

Director: Tony Bill

Cast: JoBeth Williams, Michael Ontkean, Charles Durning

     
 

It is hardly an unusual occurrence when the Minneapolis airport is snowed in...even on Christmas eve, stranding thousands of disgruntled tourists. What makes this particular snowbound evening a bit different from others is the identity of two would-be flyers who must wait out the blizzard before they can take off to their respective destinations. Maddie Parker (JoBeth… See more details below

Overview

It is hardly an unusual occurrence when the Minneapolis airport is snowed in...even on Christmas eve, stranding thousands of disgruntled tourists. What makes this particular snowbound evening a bit different from others is the identity of two would-be flyers who must wait out the blizzard before they can take off to their respective destinations. Maddie Parker (JoBeth Williams), on the verge of divorcing her briefly unfaithful husband, has arrived at the terminal with sister and daughters, en route to her mother (Dina Merrill)'s house in Chicago. At the same time, Maddie's sportswriter husband, Matt (Michael Ontkean), who plans to visit his dad in Miami, is likewise cooling his heels in the selfsame terminal. Thus thrust together, Maddie and Matt are given ample time to decide if they ought to give their relationship a second chance. Meanwhile, long-married older couple Earl and Ruth Pulmer (Charles Durning and Barbara Barrie), battle-scarred veterans of many a domestic skirmish, benignly stand on the sidelines and kibitz. Although the conclusion of the film is foregone, getting there is half the fun. A Chance of Snow made its cable TV debut via the Lifetime network on December 7, 1998.

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Product Details

Release Date:
07/01/2002
UPC:
0084296403882
Original Release:
1998
Rating:
NR
Source:
Allumination
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:32:00

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene access; Biographies; Filmographies; Trailer; Production notes; Photo gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
JoBeth Williams Maddie Parker
Michael Ontkean Matt Parker
Charles Durning Earl Pulmer
Barbara Barrie Ruth Pulmer
Dey Young Katerine
Peter Syvertsen Craig
Dina Merrill Merilee Parker
Angelica Chitwood Ellie Hill
Traci Christofore Kirby Hill
Evan Gabriel Jason Johnson
Tonia Jackson Gwen
James Cada Otis Vickery
Marquette Senters Service Agent
Rebecca Kolls Meterologist
Kelly Bertenshaw Airline Representative
Gary Groomes Security Guard
Robert Pall Airport Officer
John Paul Gamoke Porter
Edgar Davis Police Officer
Patrick Coyle Paramedic
Laurie Coleman Restaurant Hostess
Mary Rehbein Airline Agent
Buffy Sedlachek Traveler
Joe Minjares Traveler
Margi Simmons Traveler

Technical Credits
Tony Bill Director
Orly Adelson Executive Producer
Andy Cohen Executive Producer
Jeffrey Auerbach Executive Producer
Nicholas Batchelor Producer
Michele Cook Screenwriter,Teleplay
Cliff Cunningham Production Designer
Axel Hubert Editor
Kurt Inderbitzin Executive Producer
Ira Ingber Score Composer
Van Dyke Parks Score Composer
Gary Pearl Executive Producer
Bing Sokolsky Cinematographer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Chance of Snow
1. Opening Titles [10:36]
2. What's He Doing Here? [15:45]
3. Accident [10:21]
4. All Plans on Hold [9:46]
5. Romance In the Air [14:43]
6. Tough Old Broad [18:42]
7. The Missing Bag [6:29]
8. Memories Lost and Found [3:14]
9. End Credits [1:02]

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