Frozen River Synopsis
A financially strapped mother joins a Mohawk woman to smuggle illegal immigrants into the U.S.
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Frozen River

By jodeejoe
Well-deserved Oscar nomination for Melissa Leo. Too bad most people haven't seen the film....

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By cubsfans
It was well acted, but a very depressing movie. Did not enjoy !...

FROZEN RIVER ~ Regail in the Beauty of Melissa Leo's Fine Performance!!

By lugubriousthespian
Well, for once the Academy got something decidedly right when nominating Melissa Leo's performance for best actress!! What a stark, unbelievably enthralling story is told in the bleakest of...

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By bandit9960
i liked the movie. it was different. very well done. i got caught up in the story. the actors were very good and it was a good story....

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By richardmlawless
One of the best, most nuanced movies I've seen in a long time. Powerful, moving and provocative. Definitely worth seeing....

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By doloresnell
I thought this was a great movie with REAL working class women portrayed and their lives. "There but for fortune..." And I was riveted. All the acting was phenomenal. It just felt so real. Go. ...

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By knesek04
This is an excellent film. "No Sugar-coating. A story of "real life issues". A film of desperation, of fear, of courage, of mothers love of their children. A gritty but inspiring must see...

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By hh946
The movie was sensitve, authenic and beautifully acted giving an unusually realistic look at hardscrabble lives of financially desparate people. A small movie with a big impact....

Frozen River - Good but...

Born and raised in Massena, NY, I was excited to see a film set in the North Country. The acting was very good, the story was good, but little things got in the way of my full enjoyment of the...

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By buster15
outstanding. acting, photography, story. the theater was full and not a sound was heard during the entire film. not one cough, chair squeak, someone's voice or the sound of candy wrap. not one...

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Rated R | For some language
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Common Sense Media says Superb indie drama features great acting, smart script.
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