Tag: desperate need

Frozen River

Frozen River

Set at the bleak border of the USA and Canada two women become unlikely accomplices sharing a common goal - that of keeping their families together in the face of poverty and hopelessness. The frozen river of the title refers to a vast lake in a Mohawk reserve that spans the US & Canadian border. Ray (Leo) unwittingly becomes involved in smuggling illegal immigrants into the US by Lila (Upham) a Mohawk.