Frozen River

Frozen River

Frozen River

This super-low-budget film was shot in 24 days, and many of the cast were first-timers. It's the story of Ray Eddy, an upstate New York trailer mom who is lured into the world of illegal immigrant smuggling when she meets a Mohawk girl who lives on a reservation that straddles the US-Canadian border. Broke after her husband takes off with the down payment for their new doublewide, Ray reluctantly teams up with Lila, a smuggler, and the two begin making runs across the frozen St. Lawrence River carrying illegal Chinese and Pakistani immigrants in the trunk of Ray’s Dodge Spirit.

2008Rating: M, contains low level violence97 minsUSA
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Not bad for a super low budget effort.

but not the most captivating movie you'll see this yera. On this occassion I think the flicks reviewer has tried too hard.

3.0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

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Small, tough and brilliant indie drama... It's not the happiest film of the summer, but it's likely to be one of the best.

4.0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Small, tough and brilliant indie drama... It's not the happiest film of the summer, but it's likely to be one of the best.

4.0

Not bad for a super low budget effort.

but not the most captivating movie you'll see this yera. On this occassion I think the flicks reviewer has tried too hard.

3.0