Winter’s Bone dominates Stockholm Film Festival

The movie, which tells the story of a 17-year-old girl living in America’s Ozark Mountain range, was named Best Film at the glitzy ceremony in the Swedish capital on Saturday night (27Nov10).

The film’s lead, Jennifer Lawrence, picked up the Best Actress prize, while the picture also landed the Fipresci critics’ award.

Director Gus Van Sant was honoured at the gala, picking up the Stockholm Visionary Award, while Swedish actress Harriet Andersson, who starred in a number of Ingmar Bergman films, received a lifetime achievement prize.

The festival jury was headed by actress Holly Hunter.