Mon, 6 August 2018
Known for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) and Brokeback Mountain (2008), director Ang Lee's work in the late 1990's seems to have disappeared into the zeitgeist of America cinema. This is particularly true of The Ice Storm (1997) an oppressive little film about two families living in New England in 1973, when Nixon dominated the headlines and the sexual revolution was gasping its final breaths. Like so many films in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, this doesn't mean that a forgotten film is not good, because The Ice Storm is an American masterpiece.
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