Winter’s Bone takes top prize at Sundance Film Festival

Winter’s Bone has taken the Grand Jury Drama Prize at this years Sundance Film Festival.


The film is the story of a 17-year-old in the Ozark Mountains who goes hunting for her fugitive father and runs afoul of menacing drug runners. Granik and co-writer Anne Rosellini shared the screenplay honour for the movie.


Last year, the Oscar-tipped Precious won Sundance’s Grand Jury Drama Prize.

According to reports, the picture was snapped up by Roadside Attractions for national distribution as soon as the awards were announced.