Released on April 13 of 1984 in the USA, "Iceman" (also known as "Iceman - Der Mann der aus dem Eis kam") is a Drama/Science Fiction film directed by Fred Schepisi , starring Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone, Josef Sommer, David Strathairn and Philip Akin.
HE'S 40,000 YEARS OLD. Deep within an Arctic glacier they found him, preserved by a miracle of nature, brought back to life by a miracle of science. Now medical science wants to exploit him in the name of research. One man wants to stop them...in the name of humanity. But he'll need more than a miracle to survive...he'll need a friend.
Who directed "Iceman":
Iceman was directed by Fred Schepisi, an Australian director, producer, and writer.
Before Iceman, Fred Schepisi had directed Barbarosa, released in 1982, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), The Devil's Playground (1976), Libido (1973). Since, he directed Plenty, released in 1985, Roxanne (1987), Evil Angels (1988), The Russia House (1990), Mr. Baseball (1992), and Six Degrees of Separation (1993).
When was "Iceman" released:
Iceman was initially released on Friday, April 13, 1984, in the United States. Also released on Friday, April 13, 1984 have been Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (dir. Joseph Zito), Suburbia (dir. Penelope Spheeris), Swing Shift (dir. Jonathan Demme), and Privates on Parade (dir. Michael Blakemore). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.
What is the casting of "Iceman":
At the casting of Iceman we find Timothy Hutton, previously seen in Daniel (1983) and Taps (1981); Lindsay Crouse (Daniel (1983), Krull (1983)); John Lone (Americathon (1979), King Kong (1976)) [ more... ]
- James Tolkan and Timothy Hutton, David Strathairn also appeared in Heavens Fall, released in 2006.
- Timothy Hutton and Lindsay Crouse also worked together in Daniel, released in 1983.
- James Tolkan and Timothy Hutton also appeared together in Made in Heaven, released in 1987.
- Stephen E. Miller and David Petersen have both also be seen in The Grey Fox, released in 1982.
What is the Storyline of "Iceman":
Anthropologist Stanley Shephard (Timothy Hutton) is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man (John Lone) who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. Inspired by similar attempts by Russians to revive mammoths, the scientists attempt to resuscitate the "iceman" and are successful.
While being revived, the dazed caveman is alarmed by the surgical-masked figures; only Shephard has the presence of mind to remove his mask and reveal his humanity and [...]
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