The Big White

To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.

Directed by: Mark Mylod Alanna Mills Richard O'Brien-Moran
Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama,
Production Company: Capitol Films, Ascendant Pictures, Rising Star, Film & Entertainment VIP Medienfonds 2 GmbH & Co. KG,

The Big White - When you need somebody, anybody will do. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 27-10-2005
  • Runtime: 100 Minutes
  • Popularity: 7.98
  • Vote Count: 242
  • IMDB Rating: 6.3
  • Budget: USD 14,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 541,840
  • Region: Canada ( CA ), Germany ( DE ), New Zealand ( NZ ), United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Robin Williams - Azwaad Movie Database Robin Williams Paul Barnell
Holly Hunter - Azwaad Movie Database Holly Hunter Margaret Barnell
Giovanni Ribisi - Azwaad Movie Database Giovanni Ribisi Ted
Tim Blake Nelson - Azwaad Movie Database Tim Blake Nelson Gary
W. Earl Brown - Azwaad Movie Database W. Earl Brown Jimbo
Woody Harrelson - Azwaad Movie Database Woody Harrelson Raymond Barnell
Alison Lohman - Azwaad Movie Database Alison Lohman Tiffany
Marina Stephenson Kerr - Azwaad Movie Database Marina Stephenson Kerr Avis
Billy Merasty - Azwaad Movie Database Billy Merasty Cam
Ralph Alderman - Azwaad Movie Database Ralph Alderman Mr. Branch
Photo Name Department
Elaine Dysinger-Production Elaine Dysinger Production (Co-Producer)
Deborah Aquila-Production Deborah Aquila Production (Casting)
Mark Mothersbaugh-Sound Mark Mothersbaugh Sound (Original Music Composer)
Andreas Grosch-Production Andreas Grosch Production (Executive Producer)
Andreas Schmid-Production Andreas Schmid Production (Executive Producer)
Katherine James-Costume & Make-Up Katherine James Costume & Make-Up (Makeup Artist)
Catherine Harper-Sound Catherine Harper Sound (Foley Artist)
Christopher Moriana-Sound Christopher Moriana Sound (Foley Artist)
Julian Ashby-Art Julian Ashby Art (Art Direction)
Jon Billington-Art Jon Billington Art (Production Design)

See Full Cast & Crew of The Big White


***Quirky crime/dramedy with loads of black humor tries a little too hard*** The owner of a small travel agency in Alaska (Robin Williams) loves his wife with Tourette Syndrome (Holly Hunter), but he’s financially strapped and needs funds fast. After stumbling upon a frozen corpse he hatches a harebrained scheme that draws the suspicion of an obsessed insurance claims investigator (Giovanni Ribisi). Alison Lohman plays the latter’s live-in girlfriend while Woody Harrelson plays the protagonist’s wild brother. Tim Blake Nelson and W. Earl Brown are also on hand as goofy wannabe hitmen. “The Big White” (2005) is similar to “Fargo” (1996), but more eccentric and comedic. Imagine “A Simple Plan” (1998) or the later “Sugar Mountain” (2016) if they were oddball black comedies and you’d have a good idea. The cast is notable and it’s entertaining enough for what it is while attempting to balance the unsavory with the honorable, but it tries a bit too hard to be offbeat (which I suppose is better than not trying enough). Meanwhile the locations & cinematography are great, Lohman is stunning in a cute way and the score is exceptional. The movie runs 1 hour, 40 minutes, and was shot in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Whitehorse, Yukon. The bulk of the outdoor sequences and cinematography were shot at summit of the White Pass along the border of Alaska and British Columbia, not far from Skagway. GRADE: B-/C+

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