Down to the Bone (film)
|Down to the Bone|
|Directed by||Debra Granik|
|Produced by||Susan Leber
|Written by||Debra Granik
|Editing by||Malcolm Jamieson|
|Distributed by||Hart Sharp Video|
|Running time||101 minutes|
Down to the Bone is a 2004 American independent film drama, starring Vera Farmiga, who received a "Best Actress" award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for the role. The film won the Sundance Film Festival Director's Award (Debra Granik) and the Special Jury Prize (Vera Farmiga).
The film, which addresses the effects of drug addiction, was directed and co-written by Debra Granik. The film takes place in upstate New York near and around Kingston, New York. Down to the Bone is Granik's first feature film and was filmed on digital video. Granik also directed the 2010 film Winter's Bone.
|Caridad De La Luz||Lucy|
|Giles Penderghast||Pet Store Clerk|
|Lori Berryman||Acupuncture Therapist|
The film holds a 94% approval rating based on 33 reviews at Rotten Tomatoes, with the consensus: "A vivid portrayal of the effects of drug abuse that avoids cinematic clichés, Down to the Bone is a winning effort by first-time director Debra Granik and features a breakout performance by Vera Farmiga."
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