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Winter’s Bone (2010)Winter’s Bone (2010)
best
THE VERY BEST

8.0

movie

United States of America

English

A-list actors, Character-driven, Dramatic

2010

Debra Granik, Female director

Ashlee Thompson, Casey MacLaren, Dale Dickey

101 min

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.

Our Take

8.0
Richard Davis

A young girl is looking for her father while struggling to care for her family. The film is bleak and slow but great performances from the cast, especially the lead, will keep you engaged throughout. The story has a very real, raw, and natural feeling to it, so natural in fact that at times, you will forget it is a movie. And in many ways, it feels that Winter’s Bone is to Jennifer Lawrence what The Believer was to Ryan Gosling, as her performance is nothing short of perfect.

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