“If you had a fleeting chance to escape a life of drudgery and poverty, of living hand-to-mouth in a closeknit rural community, would you take it?”
That’s exactly the thing with Winter’s Bone, an adaptation of Daniel Woodrell
‘s 2006 novel of the same name.
The film was written and directed by Debra Granik
, and stars lovely Jennifer Lawrence
Winter’s Bone stars Lawrence as an Ozark teen named Ree Dolly, the sole guardian to her younger siblings, who is forced to search for her missing father in order to save her family’s home.
One of the people she goes to is Uncle Teardrop, played by John Hawkes
, an intimidating relative who may have the answer to her father’s whereabouts.
“I think she was strong and stubborn and determined and she had a heart that was almost too big for her,” Lawrence said, describing her character, and