Frozen river [videorecording] / Cohen Media Group ; Frozen River Pictures ; Harwood Hunt Productions ; Off Hollywood Pictures
DVDs | Sony Pictures Classics | 2009 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F DRAMA) plus 2 more
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics, 
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
In English, with optional French subtitles.
Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Michael O'Keefe.
Producers, Chip Hourihan, Heather Rae ; writer/director, Courtney Hunt ; director of photography, Reed Morano ; editor, Kate Williams ; music, Peter Golub, Shahzad Ismaily.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
MPAA rating: R; for some language.
Takes 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 are both single mothers, both earning minimum wage and 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. New York State Trooper Finnerty ultimately brings the two to justice.
Special features: commentary.
MW, 2-09; 3-09(add)
27180 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment