Shot on a tight budget in southwest Missouri, Winter's Bone has earned four Oscar nominations, including a nod for Best Picture.
The success of the small independent film is a source of pride throughout the Ozarks, even though the central story revolves around illegal meth use. Residents are enthused that the film made use of local actors, musicians and jackets.
|Dirt Poor, Drug Trade, Drama|
Audio Embed: Morning Edition 2/8/11,
Reporter: Missy Shelton, KMSU - Mankato, MN