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Plot, Details & Awards

Down to the Bone

(2005)
R In Theaters 11/25/2005 , 110min.
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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.

Deauville Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Deauville Film Festival In Competition Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Independent Spirit Awards John Cassavetes Award Debra Granik Nominated
2004 Independent Spirit Awards Best Actress Vera Farmiga Nominated

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Actress Vera Farmiga Won

National Society of Film Critics

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2005 National Society of Film Critics Best Actress - Runner-up Vera Farmiga Won

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Sundance Film Festival Dramatic Directing Award Debra Granik Won
2004 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize Vera Farmiga Won

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