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The Big Freeze (1993 film)

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Writer  Eric Sykes
Initial release  1993
Running time  45 minutes
6.6/10 IMDb

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Director  Eric Sykes
Genre  Comedy
The Big Freeze (1993 film) movie poster
Cast  Bob Hoskins (Sidney, plumber's mate), Eric Sykes (Mr Blick, the plumber), Eila Roine (Matron), Donald Pleasence (Soup slurper), Raija Laakso (Louise), Sonja Lumme (Pretty nurse)
Similar movies  Eric Sykes directed The Big Freeze and The Plank

The Big Freeze is a 1993 featurette-length film written and directed by Eric Sykes. The action centres on mishaps involving a father and son plumbing team attending to business in sub-zero temperatures at a retirement home in Finland. Like other Sykes directorial vehicles, the piece is a silent comedy with a star cast - here including Bob Hoskins, John Mills, Donald Pleasence and Spike Milligan.

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Synopsis

A silent comedy. Two accident-prone plumbers go to fix the plumbing at a home for retired gentle-folk on the coldest day of the year in Finland. Everything that can go wrong for these plumbers goes wrong.

Cast

  • Bob Hoskins as Sidney
  • Eric Sykes as Mr. Blick
  • Eila Roine as Matron
  • Donald Pleasence as Soup slurper
  • Raija Laakso as Louise
  • Sonja Lumme as Pretty Nurse
  • John Mills as Dapper Man
  • Spike Milligan as Der Schauspieler
  • Sylvi Salonen as The Flapper
  • Hellin Auvinen-Salmi as Old Lady
  • Helinä Viitanen as Zimmer Lady
  • Erkki Thil as Film Director
  • Gabriel Laszlo as Fencer with Wig
  • Hannes Anttila as Fencer
  • Gunnar Strommer as Man in Bath
  • Lasse Tiilkainen as Magician
  • Ransu Alhoniemi as Juggler
  • Mary Hayley Bell as Nursing Home Resident (uncredited)
  • References

    The Big Freeze (film) Wikipedia
    The Big Freeze (1993 film) IMDb The Big Freeze (1993 film) themoviedb.org


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