Thursday, December 2, 2010

Winter's Bone (2010)

Winter's Bone

Genre: Drama
Director: Debra Granik
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt
Duration: 100 min.
Rating: 7.5/10

When Ree Dolly's father skips bail, the 17-year-old knows if he doesn't show up to answer the drug charges against him, her family will lose their home.  Her goal had been to leave her messy life of poverty and join the army, but first she must find her father, teach her young siblings to fend for themselves, and escape a downward spiral of misery.


Winter's Bone, is an adaptation of a Daniel Woodrell novel by director Debra Granik.  It was awarded both the Grand Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Film and the Best Screenwriting Award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.  A grim and powerful glimpse into the poverty filled lives of a teenage girl and her family from the Ozarks.     


Touch and Feel said...

Where do you find these movies?

The Angry Vegetarian said...

That looks very good. And those are quite some awards it won, as well.

Politricks77 said...

Well it's about winter and winter is upon us, guess it's a great movie to watch while in the warm comfort of one's home

Bonjour Tristesse said...

Its amazing how easy it is to find pretty much anything with google.

Willow said...

I think it's best to read the original before watching the movie made out of it....

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