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by Hans W. Geißendörfer


With two different time spans 50 years apart, the story centres on writer Elisabeth's journey back to life after the death of her husband in a car accident. This takes her through the snowy wastes of Lapland and to the birth of an extraordinary love affair.

international title: Snowland
original title: Schneeland
country: Germany, Sweden
sales agent: Bavaria Filim International
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Hans W. Geißendörfer
film run: 142'
release date: AT 26/08/2005
screenplay: Hans W. Geißendörfer, Elisabeth Rynell
cast: Julia Jentsch, Thomas Kretschmann, Joachim Król, Maria Schrader, Ulrich Mühe, Ina Weisse, Oliver Stokowsko
producer: Roswitha Ester, Hans-Werner Geissendörfer
production: Geissendoerfer Film & Fernsehproduktion KG, Omega Film
backing: FFA, NRW, BKM
distributor: StudioCanal Germany, Filmladen