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Beasts of the Southern Wild 2012 12

93 mins USA Director. Benh Zeitlin

Acclaimed at Sundance and Cannes, Benh Zeitlin's feature debut concerns a young black girl living with her troubled, drunken father in the Deep South; poverty, the complexities of the adult world and ecological crisis surround her. Though the lead performances are strong, what distinguishes the film is its hallucinatory tone, which lends the otherwise simple, fable-like story the dimensions of an allegorical fairy-tale.

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Directed by

Benh Zeitlin


Quvenzhané Wallis

Dwight Henry

Henry D. Coleman

Levy Easterly




Oscars - Best Director Oscars - Best Adapted Screenplay Cannes Film Festival selects Black Star Oscars - Best Picture Oscars - Best Leading Role American Indie Festival Winners & Nominees Festival Favourites Cannes Film Festival


12 Contains moderate threat, injury detail and potentially dangerous behaviour







Production company

Cinereach Productions, LLC

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Benh Zeitlin and Quvenzhané Wallis show an easy rapport as they recall the ups and downs of making legends in the Southern Delta.

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