28 Jul 2018

Debra Granik - Director of Leave No Trace

From Saturday Morning, 10:07 am on 28 July 2018

Debra Granik is a director and screenwriter based in New York. Her past works include her 2004 film Down to the Bone, starring Vera Farmiga, and she directed and co-wrote Winter's Bone in 2010, the movie that launched the stratospheric career of actor Jennifer Lawrence. Winter's Bone was nominated for four Academy Awards including best picture and best actress (Jennifer Lawrence), and went on to win a host of other awards. Her most recent work, Leave No Trace, has just debuted at the New Zealand International Film Festival. It tells the story of a girl and her war veteran father living 'off the grid' and stars Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, the daughter of New Zealand actor Miranda Harcourt and director Stuart McKenzie.