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Beasts of the Southern Wild


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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


Levy Easterly

Henry D. Coleman

Dwight Henry

Quvenzhané Wallis




American Indie Cannes Film Festival selects Festival Favourites In Competition Oscars 2015 Cannes Film Festival


12 Contains moderate threat, injury detail and potentially dangerous behaviour







Production company

Cinereach Productions, LLC

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Beasts of the Southern Wild (Q&A) 2012

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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