Trivia / Winter's Bone

  • The Cast Showoff: One of the songs on the soundtrack, "Bred and Buttered", was written and performed by John Hawkes.
  • Star-Making Role:
    • Jennifer Lawrence became a name after the critical buzz and subsequent Oscar nomination. She joined up on X-Men First Class and The Hunger Games off the momentum.
    • Veteran character actor John Hawkes received an Academy Award nomination and more high-profile film roles, such as Martha Marcy May Marlene, The Sessions, and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, among others. In a People interview he said that he finds his newfound fame a little daunting, since when he was obscure he could count on disappearing into roles. Now people know who he is.
  • Write Who You Know: The author of the book grew up in the Ozarks and joined the military right out of high school.