Snow Angels

A feature film written and directed by David Gordon Green
Based on the novel by Stewart O'Nan

A co-production with Crossroads Films

Starring: Kate Beckinsale (Annie Marchand), Sam Rockwell (Glenn Marchand), Michael Angarano (Arthur Parkinson), Jeanneta Arnette (Louise Parkinson), Griffin Dunne (Don Parkinson), Nicky Katt (Nate Petite), Tom Noonan (Mr. Chervenick), Connor Paolo (Warren Hardesky), Amy Sedaris (Barb Petite), Olivia Thirlby (Lila Raybern), Grace Hudson (Tara Marchand)

Release date: March 7, 2008 in select cities.

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In Snow Angels, David Gordon Green explores the space between youth and adulthood, offering a glimpse into the lives of his characters at that key moment in which they recognize what growing up might mean. This exploration is the touchstone of his body of work including All The Real Girls and the critically acclaimed George Washington, and is poignantly portrayed in Snow Angels, the story of three couples in adjacent stages of life who are linked by powerful relationships.

Arthur (Michael Angarano) is in high school. He plays trombone in the marching band. He becomes friends with Lila Raybern (Olivia Thirlby), a pretty girl who is just as nerdy as Arthur and who develops a romantic interest in him. Annie (Kate Beckinsale) used to baby-sit Arthur. Today they work in the same Chinese restaurant where anyone can see how much they care about each other, even as their lives are pulling them in much different directions.

As Lila's affection for Arthur grows, so does the ardor with which she tries to express it. While he clearly enjoys the attention, Arthur must deal with the fact that his parents (Griffin Dunne and Jeanneta Arnette) are splitting up. Meanwhile, Annie's first marriage to Glenn (Sam Rockwell) has ended. A man with a troubled past, Glenn used to drink but has since found Jesus Christ and lives with his parents. Hoping to rebuild his life by getting a job selling carpets, Glenn also tried to reconnect with Annie as he shows up to visit their very young daughter.

A film for grown-ups, Snow Angels is about a precise moment on a cold winter morning when Glenn and Annie's past catches up with their future. For them, and for Arthur, nothing will ever be the same.