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Crossing Over

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Dale Robinette

Crossing Over

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
113 minutes
Wide Release Date:
02/27/09
performer:
Harrison Ford, Cliff Curtis, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess, Summer Bishil
director:
Wayne Kramer (Director)
distributor:
The Weinstein Company
author:
Wayne Kramer (Director)
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

Immigration is the key issue in the latest from The Cooler director Wayne Kramer. Intersecting stories depict the sacrifices made by newcomers living without green cards — and those made by the authorities (Sean Penn as a border-patrol agent, Harrison Ford as an immigration officer) who help determine their fate. ”Because it’s coming from an emotional point of view and not a political one, there’s no grandstanding,” says Ray Liotta, who plays an applications adjudicator. ”It’s not taking one side or the other.”