‘Trucker’ released in theaters Oct. 9
Friday, Oct. 9, is the release date for “Trucker,” a so-called “small indie film” that thus will see a limited release, but perhaps it’s in your area. The press for the movie, at least as run with in many outlets, traffics in some stereotyping — “Michelle Monaghan is transformed from a hard-drinking, hard-living trucker” into a mother, said one online entertainment-show host, for instance, as if the two were impossible to contain within the same person and pigeonholing the lot of America’s hardworking haulers — but the reality of the flick’s story seems more broadly realistic and is, after all, a quite specific story about one young woman’s journey to come to terms with motherhood.
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