Writer-director Debra Granik is Jewish, upper middle class and a New Yorker. So it is all the more remarkable that her thriller, “Winter’s Bone,” is so accurate in its depiction of life in the Ozarks that, in the words of one critic, “You can almost taste the fried...
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Tag: Debra Granik
February 18, 2011 | 1:41 pm
February 10, 2011 | 12:16 am
Excellent little movie! It’s a story that embodies determination, gutsiness, unwavering loyalty, unselfish love, tenderness, and courage, as a remarkable young girl triumphs in the face of impossible odds.
Ree Dolly is a 17 year old Ozark Mountain girl, stuck in extreme poverty,...
January 27, 2011 | 1:22 pm