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Winter's Bone

2010 Drama

Her family home in danger of being repossessed after her meth-cooking dad skips bail and disappears, Ozark teen Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) breaks the local code of conduct by confronting her kin about their conspiracy of silence. Should she fail to track her father down, Ree Dolly, her younger siblings, and their disabled mother will soon be rendered homeless.

Director: Debra Granik

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Kevin Breznahan, Dale Dickey, Garret Dillahunt

Reviews

  • One of the unshowiest and most true-blooded epics of Americana you're ever likely to see.

    Lisa Schwarzbaum - Entertainment Weekly

    11 May 2013

  • This is one helluva drama, with one helluva star turn by Jennifer Lawrence as Ree.

    Amy Biancolli - The San Francisco Chronicle

    11 May 2013

  • Every so often a film gets under our skin with its haunting authenticity, reinforcing our faith in the wonderfully transporting power of cinematic storytelling. Winter's Bone is unquestionably that film.

    Claudia Puig - USA Today

    11 May 2013

  • Spectacular for its humanity, austere beauty and heart-stopping urgency.

    Joe Morgenstern - The Wall Street Journal

    11 May 2013

  • Intense, immersive and in control, Winter's Bone has an art house soul inside a B picture body, and that proves to be a potent combination indeed.

    Kenneth Turan - Los Angeles Times

    11 May 2013

Awards

  • Movie of the Year

    AFI Awards (2011)

  • Best Motion Picture of the Year

    Academy Awards (2011)

     
  • Best Film

    Austin Film Critics Association (2010)

     
  • Forum

    Berlin International Film Festival (2010)

  • Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)

    Bodil Awards (2012)