Winter's Bone | reviewed by: Gerry Carey | September 6, 2011
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Winter's Bone benefits from a perfect performance from Jennifer Lawrence. The movie is wonderfully gritty visually and in tone.
genre Drama | Thriller
synopsis 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.
lead actors Jennifer Lawrence | John Hawkes | Kevin Breznahan | Dale Dickey | Garret Dillahunt | Shelley Waggener | Lauren Sweetser
director Debra Granik