Grand Jury winner Frozen River.
NonStop will be releasing the film in in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway,
Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Filmed in sub-zero weather in upstate New York, Frozen River is Courtney
Hunt's directorial debut. The film is set in a real-life smuggling zone on a Native American reservation between New York State and Quebec where the
lure of fast money presents a daily challenge to single moms who would
otherwise be making minimum wage.
Strapped for money and having been deserted by her husband, working class Ray
(Melissa Leo), reluctantly teams up with Lila (Misty Upham), a widowed Mohawk Indian, to smuggle illegal immigrants across the frozen St. Lawrence River from
Canada to the U.S. in the trunk of a Dodge Spirit.
Frozen River stars Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe, and Mark Boone, Jr.