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Frozen River [Blu-ray] [2008]

  • SKU: 9193277
  • Release Date: 02/10/2009
  • Rating: R
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    Special Features


    • Includes a commentary with director Courtney Hunt & producer Heather Rae

    Synopsis


    Frozen River
    A desperate single mother living in upstate New York resorts to smuggling illegal immigrants into the United States as a means of making ends meet in first-time feature director/screenwriter Courtney Hunt's emotionally wrenching drama, winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Feature at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Ray Eddy is in an impossible position; it's two days before Christmas and her husband has suddenly disappeared with all of the family savings. Now, as the newly single mother of two realizes the futility of attempting to cover the house payments on her meager Yankee One Dollar Store wages, her children are forced to exist on a nutritionally devoid diet of popcorn and Tang. Deciding that her only hope for survival is to find a man who will support her and her children, Ray sets out to find a husband but instead makes the acquaintance of street-smart Mohawk Lila Littlewolf. Lila, too, has been struggling to keep her head above water amidst economic despair, and has recently stumbled across a rather unconventional solution to her dire financial situation. Lately, Lila has been earning a living by smuggling illegal immigrants into the U.S., but her tribal elders vehemently disapprove of the scheme and have recently attempted to stop it by forbidding the local auto dealers from selling her a car. As fate would have it, Ray's Dodge Spirit may just be the only thing the destitute mother can count on anymore, and as this unlikely pair gas up the tank for a daring dash across the iced-over St. Lawrence River, their fates become forever intertwined in ways that neither could have ever anticipated. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Melissa Leo
      Melissa Leo - Ray
    • Misty Upham
      Misty Upham - Lila Littlewolf
    • Charlie McDermott
      Charlie McDermott - T.J.
    • Michael O'Keefe
      Michael O'Keefe - Trooper Finnerty
    • Mark Boone, Jr.
      Mark Boone, Jr. - Jacques Bruno



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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Good storyline

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      Anonymous

      It's about my reservation and true to somethings that happen up there. The ending wasn't what I was expecting to happen though.

      I would recommend this to a friend


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