The Ice Rink


1h 22m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A director tries desperately to finish shooting his deeply symbolic hockey movie in time for the Venice Film Festival. But everything goes wrong on-set: from crew members injuring themselves on the ice to lights melting it, from sloppy actors to bored extras, the director has his work cut out to get

Film Details

Also Known As
Ice Rink, Patinoire, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Fandango; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Interama Inc
Location
Rome, Italy; Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; Vicinity of Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

A director tries desperately to finish shooting his deeply symbolic hockey movie in time for the Venice Film Festival. But everything goes wrong on-set: from crew members injuring themselves on the ice to lights melting it, from sloppy actors to bored extras, the director has his work cut out to get the film in the can on time.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ice Rink, Patinoire, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Fandango; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Interama Inc
Location
Rome, Italy; Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; Vicinity of Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States July 2000

Released in United States July 21, 2000

Released in United States May 1999

Released in United States November 1998

Released in United States Winter February 11, 2000

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 12-23, 1999.

Shown at London Film Festival November 5-19, 1998.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 22 - May 6, 1999.

Shown at Stony Brook Film Festival (Closing Night) July 19-29, 2000.

Feature film acting debut for Dolores Chaplin, granddaughter of actor/director Charlie Chaplin.

Began shooting July 25, 1997.

Completed shooting October 3, 1997.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 22 - May 6, 1999.)

Released in United States Winter February 11, 2000

Released in United States May 1999 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 12-23, 1999.)

Released in United States July 2000 (Shown at Stony Brook Film Festival (Closing Night) July 19-29, 2000.)

Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at London Film Festival November 5-19, 1998.)

Released in United States July 21, 2000 (Music Hall; Los Angeles)