Mystery, Alaska

JAY ROACH

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Canada/USA, 1999.  Baldwin/Cohen Productions, Hollywood Pictures, Rocking Chair Productions.  Screenplay by , .  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Surefire crowd-pleaser about an amateur hockey team in a small town in the far north, who get the chance of a lifetime when a major league team comes to play with them as a publicity stunt engineered by returning native .  plays the burly, softspoken star player of the team who has no idea the kinds of behaviour will emerge from his fellow townsfolk with this kind of attention, while  has a wonderful role as his wife, constantly dealing with being a woman in a hockey town. Cast members , ,  and  do extremely well, and the film ends with a feelgood happy ending that will have the whole family cheering.  makes a cameo in this film by his Austin Powers director Jay Roach.

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