Winter’s Bone

Winter’s Bone nominated for several Gotham Awards

winter's bone,garret dillahunt,jennifer lawrenceWinter’s Bone has scored several nominations for this year’s Gotham Independent Film Awards: Best Feature, Breakthrough Actor (Jennifer Lawrence), and Best Ensemble Performance (Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Dale Dickey, Lauren Sweetser, Garret Dillahunt, Kevin Breznahan).

The awards ceremony will be held on November 29 in New York.

The film is out on DVD and Blu-ray on October 26.

Here is the list of nominees in those three categories:

Best Feature
Black Swan
Darren Aronofsky, director; Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Brian Oliver, Scott Franklin, producers (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Blue Valentine
Derek Cianfrance, director; Jamie Patricof, Lynette Howell, Alex Orlovsky, producers (The Weinstein Company)
The Kids Are All Right
Lisa Cholodenko, director; Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, Celine Rattray, Jordan Horowitz, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Philippe Hellmann, producers (Focus Features)
Let Me In
Matt Reeves, director; Simon Oakes, Alex Brunner, Guy East, Tobin Armbrust, Donna Gigliotti, John Nording, Carl Molinder, producers (Overture Films)
Winter’s Bone
Debra Granik, director; Anne Rosellini, Alix Madigan-Yorkin, producers (Roadside Attractions)

Best Ensemble Performance
The Kids Are All Right
Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson (Focus Features)
Life During Wartime
Shirley Henderson, Ciarán Hinds, Allison Janney, Michael Lerner, Chris Marquette, Rich Pecci, Charlotte Rampling, Paul Reubens, Ally Sheedy, Dylan Riley Snyder, Renée Taylor, Michael Kenneth Williams (IFC Films)
Please Give
Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Rebecca Hall, Ann Guilbert, Lois Smith, Sarah Steele, Thomas Ian Nicholas (Sony Pictures Classics)
Tiny Furniture
Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham, Rachel Howe, Merritt Wever, Amy Seimetz, Alex Karpovsky, David Call, Jemima Kirke, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Garland Hunter, Isen Hunter (IFC Films)
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Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Dale Dickey, Lauren Sweetser, Garret Dillahunt, Kevin Breznahan
(Roadside Attractions)

Breakthrough Actor
Prince Adu in Prince of Broadway (Elephant Eye Films)
Ronald Bronstein in Daddy Longlegs (IFC Films)
Greta Gerwig in Greenberg (Focus Features)
Jennifer Lawrence in Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions)
John Ortiz in Jack Goes Boating (Overture Films)

Winter’s Bone gets a DVD release date: October 26

Winter’s Bone will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 26, according to

Extras will include a commentary with Director Debra Granik and Cinematographer Michael McDonough, featurettes (“The Making of Winter’s Bone”, “Hillbilly Up: Defining the Contemporary Hillbilly”), Scouting the Ozarks: Resident Experts – visual scouting notes, and an Angel Band music video performed by Marideth Sisco.

You can pre-order the film on Amazon.

And here is the DVD/Blu-ray artwork:

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Winter’s Bone opens tomorrow

Winter’s Bone will finally hit theatres tomorrow (Friday, June 11). It’s a limited release and chances are, you won’t get to see the film in the first week unless you live in New York or Los Angeles, so check your local listings.

Here is the theatrical release schedule (incomplete, but it’ll give you a rough idea), from

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Winter’s Bone trailer & poster

Winter’s Bone has won a couple of new prizes this week: the Best Feature Film prize at the Palm Beach Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize at the Independent Film Festival Boston.

The trailer hit the web earlier this week too. You can see it on The New York Times site.

And here is the poster, from the Winter’s Bone Facebook page (click to enlarge):

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Winter’s Bone wins Grand Jury Prize at Florida Film Festival

Garret Dillahunt,Winter's Bone,Debra GranikWinter’s Bone won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the Florida Film Festival, which closed on Sunday.

Go here for the complete list of winners and pics from the closing ceremony.

The film also nabbed the Special Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival this weekend. Herald Tribune has a brief report.