Frozen River: Not Just That "Illegal Immigration" Movie

Frozen River is a movie for bleak economic times that yet remains hopeful about the ability of humans to do the right thing—the right thing according to their consciences, if not exactly according to the law.The film is set on the border between New York and Canada, and it’s clear that few economic opportunities are available in the area, either in the town proper or on the nearby Mohawk reservation. We first meet Ray Eddy (played by Melissa Leo, justly nominated for an Oscar for the role) sit … [Read more...]