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Winter's Bone

Winter's Bone (USA)

Directed by:
Debra Granik
Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Kevin Breznahan, Dale Dickey, Garret Dillahunt, Sheryl Lee
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17 year-old Ree Dolly embarks on a mission to find her father after he uses their family house as a way of securing his bail and disappears without a trace. Faced with the possibility of losing her home, Ree challenges her outlaw kin’s code of silence and risks her life to save her family. She hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.

Festivals: Sundance 2010, Berlin 2010, San Francisco 2010, Stockholm 2010

Awards: Grand Jury Prize - Sundance 2010, C.I.C.A.E. Award - Berlin 2010, Audience Award - San Francisco 2010, Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), FIPRESCI Prize - Stockholm 2010, 4 Academy Award Nominations in 2011