By Chris Nashawaty
Updated February 04, 2009 at 05:00 AM EST
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Credit: Jory Sutton

Frozen River

type
  • Movie

Ray Eddy, a dollar-store employee with two hungry kids, an army of creditors, and an AWOL husband, is the kind of hardscrabble character you imagine Charlize Theron would give her eyeteeth to play. Thankfully, Frozen River doesn’t go that route. Because Oscar nominee Leo is a revelation, turning what could’ve been kitchen-sink clichés into a tiny miracle of human resilience. EXTRAS A director’s commentary. A?

Frozen River

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 97 minutes
director
  • Courtney Hunt

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