Smilla's Sense Of Snow

Set in two bleak environments -- the crowded, modern and alienating city of Copenhagen and the tundra of Greenland -- this lame bid at a thriller is hobbled by a plodding pace and a slipshod script. Ice researcher Smilla Jasperson (Julia Ormond) returns home after a routine day and finds her small Inuit neighbor, Isaiah, splayed out on the sidewalk. more