Plot & Details
Independent filmmaker Debra Granik makes her feature debut with the drama Down to the Bone, based on her award-winning short Snake Feed. Vera Farmiga stars as Irene, a working-class mother living in upstate New York. She struggles to keep her marriage together and raise two sons while keeping her cocaine addiction a secret. Hoping to make a change in her life, she tries to kick her drug habit. However, this proves even more difficult with the oncoming winter and a developing affair. Also starring Hugh Dillon and Clint Jordan, Down to the Bone premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 110min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 11/25/2005
- DVD Release Date: 10/31/2006
- Distributor(s): Laemmle/Zeller Films
- Director(s): Debra Granik
- Starring: Vera Farmiga , Hugh Dillon , Clint Jordan , Caridad de la Luz , Jasper Moon Daniels
- Themes: Infidelity,Drug Addiction
- Tone: Compassionate,Downbeat,Intimate,Wintry,Bleak,Gritty
- Keywords: cocaine,drug-addiction,extramarital-affair,working-class
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (11-25-2005)
- Language: English