Synopsis

17-year-old Ree (Jennifer Lawrence in her Oscar-nominated breakthrough role) is desperately seeking her father, who disappeared after using the family home as security for his bail. Faced with the possibility of losing her home and being turned out into the Ozark woods, Ree challenges her outlaw kin's code of silence and risks her life to protect her younger siblings and sick mother. She hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth. Winner of the 2010 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Winter’s Bone is directed by Debra Granik and adapted for the screen by Granik and Anne Rosellini. Based on the best-selling novel by Daniel Woodrell, this tense, naturalistic thriller also stars John Hawkes, Kevin Breznahan, Dale Dickey, Garret Dillahunt, Sheryl Lee and Tate Taylor.

Director

Debra Granik
Debra Granik attended the Graduate Film Program at NYU where she won awards for her short film Snake Feed (1997). She attended both the Writer’s and Director’s Lab at the Sundance Institute where she developed Snake Feed into a feature film script. She premiered her first feature film Down to the Bone at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004 where she won the Best Director Award. Down to the Bone went on to screen at film festivals worldwide and won the International Critics Prize at the Vienna Film Festival, among others. In 2010, she completed her second feature film Winter’s Bone which garnered the Grand Jury Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance Film Festival.

Cast

Jennifer Lawrence: Ree John Hawkes: Teardrop Kevin Breznahan: Little Arthur Dale Dickey: Merab Garret Dillahunt: Sheriff Baskin Sheryl Lee: April Lauren Sweetser: Gail Tate Taylor: Satterfield


Details

Based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell DVD catalogue number: ART514DVD Blu-ray catalogue number: ART016BD

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Out now on DVD, Blu-ray & on demand

GENRE: Drama, Thriller

CERTIFICATE: 15

DIRECTOR: Debra Granik

CAST:
Jennifer Lawrence: Ree
John Hawkes: Teardrop
Kevin Breznahan: Little Arthur
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DURATION: 100 Mins

COUNTRIES: USA

LANGUAGES: English

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