Frontera

Frontera

Streaming Video - 2014
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Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, Frontera follows Miguel (Michael Peą), a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife (Amy Madigan) of a former sheriff (Ed Harris). Miguel's pregnant wife (Eva Longoria) lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican "Coyote" smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the ex-lawman investigates his wife's death and unearths evidence that could destroy one family's future.
Publisher: [United States] : Magnolia Pictures : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: streaming video file (1 video file (ca. 103 min.)) : sd., col

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22METZ
Oct 03, 2017

Good movie

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GREYCORE1701
Mar 05, 2017

I really enjoyed this movie it was sad but in the end it was so heartwarming. Hate cannot be allowed to win

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MichelleinBallard
Mar 04, 2017

"Frontera" is a thoughtful borderland drama that reminded in some ways of the excellent 2004 Paul Haggis film "Crash". Highly recommended.

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Strogoff
Jan 26, 2016

Excellent movie! Ed Harris is great. Story line is sad but it has heart.

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jimg2000
Oct 17, 2015

One brutal episode about the migrants, a rancher, law enforcement officers and the quagmire of our immigration actions/inactions along the border of Mexico and Arizona (or New Mexico.) Similar issues are happening in Europe today.

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lettheheelingbegin
Sep 18, 2015

Very good. Ed Harris is so....Ed Harris. He and his character's wife in the movie are actually married. The movie's a grim portrayal of migrants struggling to gain entry to the US--the very last scene was too frought with awful possibilities--I skipped it, something I've never done before. I recommend the movie.

kevfarley Jun 30, 2015

Informative and rewarding.

gneangoda Mar 31, 2015

More of an exposé/documentary than a movie. It is among the best movies I have seen. It is not just worth watching but should be seen by anyone interested in current affairs and global events, given all the economic migration. Most immigrants are honest people with a good work ethic (such people migrate in search of work).

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OJiiChan
Feb 06, 2015

Excellent film!

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hammer59
Jan 19, 2015

Really good movie.

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cesmomma
Oct 07, 2016

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jimg2000
Oct 17, 2015

- Which trail are you taking?
- The wash.

- Why do you always got to ride the damn wash?
- Because it's the best trail.

- Yeah, it is. That's why we can't keep the damn Mexicans out of it.
- If I see any "damn Mexicans," I'll tell them hello from you.

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