Frozen river

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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
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Grouping Titlefrozen river
Grouping Authorsony pictures classics
Grouping Categorymovie
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auth_author2Boone, Mark, Jr.
Hourihan, Chip.
Hunt, Courtney, 1964-
Leo, Melissa.
McDermott, Charlie, 1990-
O'Keefe, Michael, 1955-
Rae, Heather, 1966-
Upham, Misty, 1982-2014.
author2-roleBoone, Mark,Jr.
Cohen Media Group.
Harwood Hunt Productions.
Hourihan, Chip.
Hunt, Courtney,1964-
Leo, Melissa.
McDermott, Charlie,1990-
O'Keefe, Michael,1955-
OffHollywood Pictures.
Rae, Heather,1966-
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Upham, Misty,1982-2014.
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display_descriptionTakes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman, and Lila, a Mohawk, both single mothers facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River.
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subject_facetCrime -- Feature
Crime films
Feature films
Fiction films
Mohawk women -- Drama
Police, State -- New York (State) -- Drama
Single mothers -- New York (State) -- Drama
Smuggling -- Investigation -- New York (State) -- Drama
Smuggling -- Saint Lawrence River -- Drama
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title_displayFrozen river
title_fullFrozen river [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics ; Harwood Hunt Productions and Cohen Media Group present in association with OffHollywood Pictures ; written and directed by Courtney Hunt ; produced by Heather Rae, Chip Hourihan
title_shortFrozen river
Mohawk women
Police, State
Single mothers