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PG-13| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
A Texan mother loses her child to foster care and she starts to smuggle Mexicans across the border to make money.

Cast: Abbie Cornish , Will Patton , Luci Christian , Giovanna Zacarías , Raul Castillo , Lauren Galley , Katelyn Merricks , Santiago Maritza

Director: David Riker

Genres: Drama

The Girl (2012)

Release Date: December 14th, 2012|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Writer-director David Riker's film is tough going, but worth it. show more

  • 80
    Jeannette Catsoulis NPR

    Written and directed by David Riker, who built his 1998 drama "La Ciudad" around immigrants in New York City, The Girl is stingy with backstory but rich with visual clues. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    Uses the perils of immigrating to this country without papers as a backdrop for a poor white American woman's bumpy path to enlightenment. show more

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