Rain of hell

Rain of hell

Rain of Hell (or Weather Alert in Quebec ) is aninternational disaster thriller directed by Mikael Salomon and released in 1998 .

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Synopsis

In a small American town whose inhabitants have been evacuated because of a dam that will give way under the pressure of heavy rains, two conveyors of funds make their tour. But, blocked by the flood, they are, in addition, victims of a robbery and one of them is shot down. The survivor, Tom ( Christian Slater ), manages to hide the money. The robbers run after him but Tom will have to make an alliance with them, money attracting the covetousness of the few people who remained on the spot …

Technical sheet

  • Original title: Hard Rain
  • French title: Pluie d’enfer
  • Quebec title: Weather Alert
  • Japanese title: Flood
  • Director: Mikael Salomon
  • Scenario: Graham Yost
  • Artistic direction: J. Michael Riva (production designer); David F. Klassen (supervision), Richard F. Mays
  • Sets: Ronald R. Reiss
  • Costumes: Kathleen Detoro
  • Photography: Peter Menzies Jr.
  • Editing: Amnon David , Paul Hirsch and Gillian L. Hutshing
  • Music: Christopher Young
  • Production: Ian Bryce , Mark Gordon , Gary Levinsohn and Art Levinson ; Allison Lyon Segan (executive)
  • Production Company: Paramount Pictures
  • Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures
  • Country of origin: United States / United Kingdom / Denmark / France / Japan / New Zealand
  • Original language: English
  • Budget: $ 70 million
  • Format: Color (DeLuxe) – 35 mm – 2.35: 1 – its Dolby Digital / DTS
  • Genre: thriller ; disaster movie
  • Duration: 97 minutes
  • Release dates:
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Distribution

  • Morgan Freeman (VF: Benoît Allemane , VQ: Guy Nadon ) : Jim
  • Christian Slater (VF: Philippe Vincent ) : Tom
  • Randy Quaid (VF: Gilbert Levy ) : The Sheriff
  • Minnie Driver (VF: Annie Milon ) : Karen
  • Edward Asner (VF: Mario Santini ) : Uncle Charlie
  • Michael A. Goorjian : Kenny
  • Dann Florek (VF: Philippe Peythieu ) : Mr Mehlor
  • Ricky Harris (VF: Lucien Jean-Baptiste ) : Ray
  • Mark Rolston (VF: Gilles Guillot ) : Wayne Bryce
  • Peter Murnik : Phil
  • Wayne Duvall : Hank
  • Richard A. Dysart : Henry Sears
  • Betty White : Doreen Sears
  • Ray Baker : The Mayor

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