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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

Featuring

Quvenzhané Wallis

Dwight Henry

Henry D. Coleman

Levy Easterly

Genres

Drama

Collection

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

Certificate

12 Contains moderate threat, injury detail and potentially dangerous behaviour

Released

2012

Country

USA

Language

English

Production company

Cinereach Productions, LLC

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