Winters Bone wins at Sundance

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.