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Frozen River 1S 2 Rating 4 out of 5

Director

  • Courtney Hunt

Cast

  • Melissa Leo
  • Misty Upham
  • Michael O'Keefe
  • Mark Boone Junior

Synopsis

When trailer mom Ray Eddy's gambling addicted spouse takes off with the cash deposit for a new home, she needs cash fast. While searching for her missing hubbie, she chances upon Mohawk girl Lila, who claims she has the perfect get-rich-quick plan - smuggling illegal Chinese immigrants across the frozen St Lawrence river. Debut director Courtney Hunt's taut thriller wrings the emotions thanks to a raw, vanity-free, and deservedly Oscar-nominated performance from Melissa Leo as the desperate mother.

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