DirectorVic Sarin Music directorMychael Danna, Jeff Danna CountryCanada
Release date1989 (1989) WriterRichard Beattie, James Garrard (play), Elliot L. Sims ScreenplayRichard Beattie, L. Elliot Simms AwardsAcademy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Screenplay CastMaury Chaykin (Floyd Lucas), Margaret Langrick (Dolores Lucas), Paul Gross (Stephen Miller), Jayne Eastwood (Mrs. Brockel) Similar moviesThe Shawshank Redemption, Everest, Independence Day, The Man from Earth, Rambo: First Blood Part II, The Game
TaglineAll That Stephen Wanted Was To Get Out Of The Cold...
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Cold Comfort is a Canadian psychological thriller film, released in 1989. The film was written by Richard Beattie and Elliot L. Sims based on the play by James Garrard, and directed by Vic Sarin. The film's cast also includes Jayne Eastwood, Ted Follows, Richard Fitch and Grant Roll.
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Stephen Paul Gross is a salesman who gets drawn into a sexual psychodrama between Floyd (Maury Chaykin), a sociopathic truck driver, and his daughter Dolores (Margaret Langrick), when the three are caught together in a blizzard.
The film won a Genie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 1990 Genie Awards. It also garnered nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Chaykin), Best Actress (Langrick) and Best Musical Score (Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna).