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  Encyclopedia: Cold Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cold Mountain is a novel by Charles Frazier, which was adapted by Anthony Minghella into a film in 2003.
Cold Mountain is a mountain in North Carolina, in the Appalachian Mountains.
Cold Mountain is rated R for violence and sexuality.
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 Cold Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The core of Cold Mountain is a love story that is not quite there, gutting some of the rest of the film, which is told from two points of view.
She was raised in Charleston, but her father (Donald Sutherland, The Italian Job, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within) moved out to Cold Mountain for his health, but died, leaving Ada to tend to a farm that she knows nothing about.
Cold Mountain is paradise, so much more so than where Inman currently is. Minghella focuses up close on the battle scenes, showing how cramped and chaotic the environs are.
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 Cold Mountain: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cold Mountain is a novel by Charles Frazier (additional info and facts about Charles Frazier), which was adapted by Anthony Minghella (additional info and facts about Anthony Minghella) into a film in 2003.
Cold Mountain is a mountain in North Carolina, in the Appalachian Mountains (A mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States).
WP Inman (first names William Pinkney, although this is not mentioned in the film) was a real person from Cold Mountain who served in the Confederate Army, from which he deserted twice, and is reputedly buried in a local cemetery.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Cold Mountain evokes grand comparisons
Cold Mountain is the story of a couple longing for one another in a world laid barren by America's Civil War.
Based on the Charles Frazier bestseller adapted by Cold Mountain's director Anthony Minghella, it is a film that highlights the brutality of battle.
Cold Mountain benefits from its well wrought screenplay adapted from a strong book - one that provides a romance but is really an epic that is all about war and how it distorts lives.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/film/3332157.stm   (753 words)

 Cold Mountain (2003): Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cold Mountain is the equivalent of comfort food: old-fashioned, earthy (lots of root vegetables), satisfying.
Cold Mountain has some marvelous, intimate moments and a real feeling, at times, for the loss that war engenders, but it also has more than its share of hokum--which would be more entertaining if the hokum were juicier.
Cold Mountain is a romance, refreshingly free from the taint of any political realities other than the "War is hell" variety.
www.metacritic.com /film/titles/coldmountain   (1515 words)

 Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain looks beautiful: DP John Seale, best in the snow, creates landscapes as sharp and brilliant as the film's pacing and direction is not--not a surprise when looking at Minghella's oeuvre, though a considerable surprise when considering genius editor Walter Murch's.
The look of the film is important given that the antagonist of Frazier's Cold Mountain is the inevitability of natural rhythms (the seasons as metaphor for the violent undercurrents that drive men to lust and to war).
Cold Mountain isn't The Thin Red Line (without a threatening Nature there's actually no conflict in the piece)--what's poised at the precipice of a nation in tumult is by the end neither a compelling, convincing romantic adventure, nor a pithy comment on perseverance in a time of uncertain destiny.
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 Salon | "Cold Mountain" diary: An excerpt from "Cold Mountain
I am now almost two months into the book tour for "Cold Mountain," and the floor of my car is shin deep with coffee cups, Pepsi cans, books, beer bottles, CD boxes, wrappers from Wendy's veggie pitas.
Cold Mountain is out there, 40 miles away, but hidden in the haze.
Sign up for Salon's newsletter and you can win a signed copy of Charles Frazier's "Cold Mountain." All newsletter registrants are eligible to win a copy of the book in a daily random drawing.
www.salon.com /aug97/colddiary970821.html   (731 words)

 village voice > film > Cold Mountain by J. Hoberman
Made to be nominated, Cold Mountain has asignal advantage over its four likely Oscar rivals (Master and Commander, The Last Samurai, The Return of the King, and designated long shot Lost in Translation), as well as its doomed stablemate, The Human Stain: It's a big fat war movie and a tender love story.
Cold Mountain's designated scene-stealer, Zellweger makes the most of her outsize bonnets and humorous dialogue while delivering her unique brand of physical performance: character as countenance contortion.
Awareness that Cold Mountain was shot in darkest Romania creates a quite different experience—the setting is oddly universalizing, as Ada's survival story is juxtaposed with the epic tale of the soldier's return.
www.villagevoice.com /issues/0352/hoberman.php   (640 words)

 Cold Mountain North Carolina
Cold Mountain North Carolina, located 35 miles from Asheville North Carolina, has received notoriety from the best-selling Charles Frazier novel Cold Mountain and the acclaimed 2003 motion picture.
The easiest way to see Cold Mountain is from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 412, about 30 miles from downtown Asheville.
A more extensive view of Cold Mountain is enjoyed from the top of Mount Pisgah (5,700 feet), located at Milepost 407 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, 26 miles southwest of Asheville.
www.romanticasheville.com /coldmountain.htm   (903 words)

 Cold Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cold Mountain, rising 6,030 feet above sea level,centerpiece in a cascade of sandstone and sun dance, is a collection of communities where the past is reflected in pale morning light.
Although "Cold Mountain," is a work of fiction, Frazier used an event in his family history as an outline for the work.
His fictional town of Cold Mountain probably is a merging of smaller mountainside stops in Haywood County around Waynesville: Bethel, Woodward, Brevard, Cruso.
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 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Magazine / Cold Mountain
Holmes was equipped for the cold, but he never expected the severity of the weather that descended upon the Whites by late in the day on Tuesday.
He calls home and tells Parsons he's cold but otherwise OK. "He said it was worse than he thought it would be and that the wind was so bad that he couldn't stand up," she says.
Holmes was probably so cold that he couldn't put away his tent, which may have been yanked out of his freezing hands by the wind and blown into the darkness over the ridge.
www.boston.com /news/globe/magazine/articles/2004/03/28/cold_mountain   (3425 words)

 Cold Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The winning role: Colorful doesn't begin to describe Ruby, a plain-spoken mountain gal who brings welcome comic relief to Cold Mountain from the minute she twists the scrawny neck of an ornery rooster.
Set in the waning days of the Civil War, "Cold Mountain" tells the story of a wounded confederate soldier (Jude Law) who is on a perilous journey home to his mountain community in the ravaged south, hoping to reunite with his pre-war sweetheart Ada (Nicole Kidman).
In "Cold Mountain," based on the novel by Charles Frazier, Zellweger plays the tough but loyal farm girl sent to help Nicole Kidman manage her deceased father's farm amid the deprivations and cruelties of war.
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Cold Mountain is a movie that has "Oscar" written all over it yet doesn't falter under the weighty expectations that were placed upon it as early as last year.
The only thing Mountain has against it is that it's one of two difficult, depressing, but completely satisfying and critically praised films to see a wide release during the week of Christmas (the other is 21 Grams).
Inman is shot in the neck, and after nearly dying in both battle and a hospital, he decides to hightail it back to Cold Mountain and Ada.
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 New York Daily News - Movies - Jack Mathews: Cold Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
My favorite image in Anthony Minghella's episodic Blue Ridge tableau "Cold Mountain" is of Nicole Kidman dismounting her horse in the snowclad woods, her porcelain beauty framed by yellow hair cascading from beneath a fl cap and landing softly on the shoulders of her matching cape.
Adapted by Minghella ("The English Patient") from Charles Frazier's best-selling novel, "Cold Mountain" tells the parallel stories of the preacher's daughter Ada Monroe (Kidman) and Inman (Jude Law), the handsome Appalachian handyman with whom she has a brief flirtation, including a boffo kiss, then sees off to war as a rebel soldier.
Bridging the two stories is a diabolical Cold Mountain neighbor named Teague (Ray Winstone), a frustrated suitor of Ada and the leader of a posse that hunts down and kills deserters, along with family members who harbor them.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/movies/story/148716p-131179c.html   (889 words)

 Movie Forums :: Reviews :: Well Worth Climbing: A Review of Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain begins with an epic battle in St. Petersburg where the Union Army commits one of the most tragic blunders ever know in military history.
Seeing that his home at Cold Mountain is hundreds of miles away, it’s obvious that it is going to be a very long and arduous journey.
The love back home at Cold Mountain, South Carolina is Ada (Nicole Kidman), a preachers (Donald Sutherland) daughter who has been brought to the country after leading a socialites life back in Charleston.
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 Review: Cold Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are a lot of things to like about Cold Mountain, but those expecting director Anthony Minghella to recapture the tragic, romantic enchantment of The English Patient will be disappointed.
Cold Mountain receives a much needed boost of energy with the introduction of Zellweger's Ruby, an event which occurs just before the end of the first hour.
Cold Mountain was adapted from the long, complex novel by Charles Frazier, and clearly proved to be a challenge for Minghella to capture on film.
movie-reviews.colossus.net /movies/c/cold_mountain.html   (916 words)

 Asheville, NC's Official Tourism Web Site - Experience the Real Cold Mountain (News Release)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ASHEVILLE, NC (December 1, 2003) Cold Mountain seems like a mystical place as it’s described in the lyrical prose of Charles Frazier and portrayed in the soon-to-be-released movie by Miramax Films.
At 6,030 feet, Cold Mountain is not the highest peak in the North Carolina mountains (that honor belongs to Mt. Mitchell at 6,684 feet, the tallest peak in the Eastern U.S.), but it is now easily the most recognizable by name.
Closer to Cold Mountain, the rushing waters of the actual Pigeon River provide thrilling whitewater rafting during the summer months.
www.exploreasheville.com /coldmountain_release.htm   (1213 words)

 Cold Mountain movie info - dvds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Anthony Minghella’s “Cold Mountain” is a rapturous, unusual romantic adventure, detailing mostly unexplored sides to the Civil War and female companionship.
Primarily Cold Mountain is a powerful love story given depth and pathos through the impossible obstacles the lovers face, while the inevitable suffering and hardships undergone by all the characters give mordant reality to the far-reaching devastation ofwar.
Cold Mountain'' is long and seems long, at times inspired, at times merely dutiful.
www.mooviees.com /2377-cold-mountain/movie   (1430 words)

 All-Reviews.com Movie/Video Review: Cold Mountain
Miramax's latest annual bid for Oscar voters, "Cold Mountain" is a lushly photographed war-torn love story with an amazing pedigree of big talents both behind and in front of the camera.
At almost every turn, "Cold Mountain" is an ill-conceived adaptation of the best-selling novel by Charles Frazier.
"Cold Mountain" is great for one-third of its running time, and woefully misguided the rest of the time.
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 Cold Mountain movie,trailer,review,pics,pictures,poster,news,DVD at The Z Review
Cold Mountain will be released on R2 DVD in the UK on the 5th July 2004
Cold Mountain star Jude Law has revealed that he found "peace of mind" while making the film in Romania.
Cold Mountain is currently shooting in Romania for Miramax Films and MGM.
www.thezreview.co.uk /comingsoon/c/coldmountain.htm   (1320 words)

 Such an epic journey!
A long-drawn story dealing with war, destruction and hope, Cold Mountain is also about the discoveries its main characters, especially the one-named soldier Inman, make around themselves and within their own souls.
He is going back to Ada (Nicole Kidman), the beautiful daughter of a pastor (Donald Sutherland) in Cold Mountain, a tiny North Carolina town.
Meanwhile, we learn that  in Cold Mountain town, there is much poverty and lawlessness.
www.rediff.com /movies/2003/dec/24cold.htm   (1045 words)

 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | "Cold Mountain"
"Cold Mountain," the long-awaited Civil War epic adapted by Anthony Minghella from Charles Frazier's acclaimed novel, is ruthless and realistic in its portrayal of the hardships faced by Southerners during the war between the states.
The white ones, that is: There are about 12 African-Americans in "Cold Mountain," and if you don't blink you might catch them as they scoot by discreetly in a few select scenes, blending into the background in a "Don't mind me!" blur.
Slaves are referred to, with exquisite drawing-room politeness, as "Negroes." Best to acknowledge their existence only minimally, lest the whole notion of slavery blight the chilly romantic sheen that Minghella has worked so hard to achieve.
www.salon.com /ent/movies/review/2003/12/25/cold_mountain   (308 words)

 New York Post Online Edition: movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CAPPING a year of huge period movies, few are more satisfying than "Cold Mountain," an exquisitely crafted Civil War epic that combines the epic romantic sweep of "Gone With the Wind" with a more intimate voice that speaks eloquently to the war-weary nation of today.
Meanwhile, the Home Guard is unleashing a reign of terror on Cold Mountain, with its local leader Teague (Ray Winstone) trying to force himself on Ada, who is better equipped to arrange flowers than grow vegetables or fend for herself.
The $90 million "Cold Mountain" - which suffers from none of the penny-pinching and studio second-guessing that has stunted many past Miramax productions - is an artistic achievement that actually lives up to its advance hype.
www.nypost.com /movies/14333.htm   (525 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Cold Mountain [2004]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cold Mountain, freely adapted from Charles Frazier's beloved bestseller, boasts an impeccable pedigree as a respectable Civil War love story, offering everything you'd want from a romantic epic--except a resonant emotional core.
Cold Mountain is by all accounts a love story.
Cold Mountain is the name of the village thatthe film focuses upon with the basic plot of the film being the varioushappenings and goings on there during the American Civil War.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001XLY8S   (1305 words)

 Cold Mountain Review :: Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Sometimes the oldest stories are the most beautiful ones, and that's certainly the case in Cold Mountain, a relatively straightforward film about a couple in love during the Civil War.
Momentous in its scope and stirring in its intimacy, Cold Mountain powerfully weaves together the journeys of its two protagonists, Inman (Jude Law) and Ada Monroe (Nicole Kidman), as they endure the hardships of war and await their reunion.
www.hollywood.com /movies/reviews/movie/1737643   (705 words)

 Reading Group Guide | COLD MOUNTAIN by Charles Frazier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Inman, a veteran of the Petersburg and Fredericksburg campaigns, recovering from his wounds in a Confederate hospital, decides he has had enough of the pointless slaughter and walks out, heading across the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina toward Cold Mountain, where he hopes to reclaim his spiritual homeland and Ada, the woman he loves.
Cold Mountain is a saga of discovery, terror, and knowledge that is epic in its passion and mythic in scope.
Several of Cold Mountain's characters meet their death during the course of the novel.
www.readinggroupguides.com /guides/cold_mountain.asp   (1238 words)

 Amazon.com: Cold Mountain : A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries): Books: Charles Frazier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cold Mountain : A Screenplay by Anthony Minghella
He begins a long walk back to his home in the mountains of North Carolina, not only to avoid being drawn back into the horrors of the war but also to find his soul again, wounded as deeply by what he saw as by the ball that gashed his neck.
Cold Mountain is one of if not the best modern novels available today.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0375700757?v=glance   (2414 words)

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