Granik's first feature since 2010's Winter's Bone – excluding a 2014 documentary called Stray Dog – once again tells a tale of poor white people living on society's fringes. Yet for Leave No Trace Granik swaps out the scary meth dealers of Appalachian Missouri for an array of decent folks in the Pacific Northwest. The forest scenery here is lusher and… read more!
Movies Directed by Debra Granik (in alphabetical order)
When I first heard of Winter's Bone, I figured it was one those gloomy Sundance movies that are like homework: watching it would be more of a duty than a pleasure. But then, that's what I thought Frozen River and The Visitor would be like, and so I skipped them when they were theatrically released, only to realize upon seeing… read more!