Debra Granik / US, 2010 / 100 min.
This raw, realistic, entirely believable thriller replete with sober beauty received four Oscar nominations including one for Jennifer Lawrence as the 17-year-old Ree. She confronts the local criminal underworld and the rugged wilderness of the Ozarks to track down her father.
Women Make Film
Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.