Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)

12 02/28/1997 (US) ActionCrimeDramaMysteryThriller 2h 1m

Some Tracks Should Never Be Uncovered.


Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that has made several mysterious expeditions to Greenland. Scenes from the film were shot in Copenhagen and western Greenland. The film was entered into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival, where director Bille August was nominated for the Golden Bear.

  1. Bille August


  2. Peter Høeg


  3. Ann Biderman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Julia Ormond

    Julia Ormond

    Smilla Jasperson

  2. Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne

    The Mechanic

  3. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Dr. Andreas Tork

  4. Jim Broadbent

    Jim Broadbent

    Dr. Lagermann

  5. Tom Wilkinson

    Tom Wilkinson

    Prof. Loyen

  6. Robert Loggia

    Robert Loggia

    Moritz Jasperson

  7. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave

    Elsa Lübing

  8. Bob Peck

    Bob Peck


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Smilla's Sense of Snow
Smilla's Sense of Snow

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue -


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