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Frozen River (2008)  link to Frozen River on IMDb  

Number: 745

poster Frozen River

IMDb Rating:
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7.2/10 (16475 votes)

Country: USA, 97 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director(s): Courtney Hunt

Storyline:
Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling presents a daily challenge to single moms who would otherwise be earning minimum wage. Two women - one white, one Mohawk, both single mothers faced with desperate circumstances - are drawn into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River. Ray and Lila - and a New York State Trooper as opponent in an evolving cat-and-mouse game.

Cast:

photo Melissa Leo Melissa Leo
photo Misty Upham Misty Upham
photo Charlie McDermott Charlie McDermott
photo Michael O'Keefe Michael O'Keefe
photo Mark Boone Junior Mark Boone Junior
photo James Reilly James Reilly
photo Jay Klaitz Jay Klaitz
photo Gargi Shinde Gargi Shinde
photo Rajesh Bose Rajesh Bose
photo John Canoe John Canoe

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1