Frozen River

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Universal acclaim - based on 30 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 65 Ratings

Summary: Frozen River is 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. (Sony Pictures Classics)

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Runtime: 97 min
Rating: Rated R for some language.
Production: Cohen Media Group
Genres: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Languages: English, French, Chinese, Urdu
Home Release Date: Feb 10, 2009
Director Credit
Courtney Hunt Director
Writer Credit
Courtney Hunt Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Charlie McDermott Troy J. 'T.J.' Eddy
Melissa Leo Ray Eddy
Misty Upham Lila Littlewolf
Cast Credit
Azin Jahanbakhsh Pakistani Dealer
Dylan Carusona Jimmy
Gargi Shinde Pakistani Mother
Jack Phillips Pakistani Baby
James Phillips Pakistani Baby
James Reilly Ricky Eddy
Jay Klaitz Guy Versailles
John Canoe Bernie Littlewolf
Mark Boone Junior Jacques Bruno
Michael O'Keefe Trooper Finnerty
Michael Sky Billy Three Rivers
Rajesh Bose Pakistani Father
Producer Credit
Alfonso Trinidad Associate Producer
Charles S. Cohen Executive Producer
Chip Hourihan Producer
Craig Shilowich Assistant Producer
Donald Harwood Executive Producer
Heather Rae Producer
Jay B. Itkowitz Co-Executive Producer
Jenny R. Evans Associate Producer
Laura Mehlhaff Assistant Producer
Molly Conners Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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