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'Frozen River' Tackles Illegal Immigration, Poverty in America


In a small New York town across from Canada, two women from different cultures pair up to smuggle illegal aliens into the U.S. To do that, they risk their lives crossing a frozen river in a beat-up car so they can pick up the immigrants in Canada and slip them into the U.S. Director Courtney Hunt weaves a human drama about poverty, crime, and self-sacrifice.

VOA's Penelope Poulou has a review.

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