Winter’s Bone

January 25, 2011 by Post Team 

Winter S Bone, Bone winter is a 2010 drama film, adapted from Daniel Woodrell’s 2006 novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Debra Granik, and stars Jennifer Lawrence. It explores the interrelated themes of close and distant relatives, the power and speed of gossip, patriarchy, self-sufficiency, and rural poverty in the Ozarks as they are affected by the ubiquitous underworld of illicit methamphetamine laboratories. The film has won numerous awards including the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic Film Festival 2010 Sundance Film. He received four Oscar nominations in the categories between Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor.

After the release of the first film by Debra Granik Down to the Bone, Granik and co-writer Anne Rosellini were looking for another project. Granik Rosellini and informed the author Daniel Woodrell of interest in her yet unpublished material. They comment that he was receptive to their interests based on their previous work “He had seen our previous film, which let him know how we work and the kind of disjointed film that we do, what would be small budget. He had a very distinct and marked it informed us that he loved this film, which also had the “bones” word in it. It was called “Down to the Bone. And when we given that trust, he knew what we were doing, if expectations were appropriate, you know. “[2]

Granik also noted that the topic of methamphetamine and its impact on the Ozarks region was troubling for both players and the team. “I think the topic of methamphetamine for everyone involved – for local people and the crew – it was extremely overwhelming there is not one aspect of the research meth that is soft or benign. This it is a body of human beings, their faces, and their teeth. Everything is so vicious and so dramatic and so unrelenting. Basically, there is no solace in this representation all actuality of it. “[2]

Granik comments that the filmmakers Lawrence “obstacles” to create a spectacle more authentic and detailed. “I think Jennifer Lawrence received these very real settings in which the function and very real obstacles. She really had to run the hill. She really had to play her on screen brother and sister in something. It is beads and different types of animals to fight. And the fact that she had these real-life tasks, I think we started to feel that whatever the actress would have been more strictly to it and you the impression that she was not breathing only through experience.

The film won the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic Film and Best Screenplay Prize at the Sundance Film Festival 2010 [12] He also received two awards at Film Festival 2010 Berlin, Germany. At the 2010 Stockholm International Film Festival, he won the Best Film, Best Actress (Lawrence) and FIPRESCI Prize [13].

The film won Best Picture and Best Ensemble Performance Gotham Awards 2010. [14] He won seven nominations at Independent Spirit Awards 2010, including best film, best director and best actress.

Bone winter: Jennifer Lawrence plays a teenage girl who defies Ozark Mountains code of their clan to hunt down her father’s crystal meth-making after he jumped bail and the family home is on the line. With a mother, brothers and sisters disabled youth facing poverty, she redefines family loyalty and confronts her parents to take home the father.
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