Down to the Bone (2003)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Addiction Drama, Marriage Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 25, 2005 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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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.

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drug-addiction, cocaine, extramarital-affair, working-class

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Low Budget