SCREEN: Winter’s Bone

Although set in Missouri, Winter’s Bone is herald as “southern gothic” at its best. Playing now at the Angelika on Houston.

Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) 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. (source)

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