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Frozen River (2008)  link to Frozen River on IMDb  

Number: 745

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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

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

Medium: DVD R/RW,

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.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1