The Poker House
Starring Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone, The Hunger Games) as Agnes, a straight-A high school student and basketball star who, together with her two younger sisters, was raised in a brothel in Iowa. With a strung-out mother, a pimp father figure and a home overrun by gamblers, thieves and johns, Agnes and her sisters struggle to survive despite impossible odds.
Director: Lori Petty
Producer: Steve Cannell, Mike Dubelko
Cast: Selma Blair, David Alan Grier, Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone)
Festivals: Los Angeles Film Festival (WINNER – Outstanding Performance in a Narrative – Jennifer Lawrence)
Distributor: Phase Four Films