Tense backwoods indie drama with an outstanding performance by Lawrence as proud, overwhelmed teenager Ree. She lives in a bleak, poor Missouri Ozarks community, looking after two younger siblings and her mentally ill mother. Her meth-cooking dad has disappeared, skipping bail on a drug bust, and they'll be evicted since he put the house up as bond. Ree is determined to find her dad though she's warned off by increasingly hostile locals who believe in keeping their business private. Adaptation of the Daniel Woodrell novel.
The recipient of the Sundance Film Festival's prestigious grand jury prize, the astonishingly brilliant Winter's Bone follows Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) as she treks through the Ozark Mountains in search of her father, Jessup, who fled the law and left the family practically homeless. With a notorious methamphetamine cook and ...Read More