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Beasts of the Southern Wild 2012 12A

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

Levy Easterly

Henry D. Coleman

Dwight Henry

Quvenzhané Wallis

Genres

Drama

Collection

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

Certificate

12A Contains moderate threat, injury detail and potentially dangerous behaviour

Released

2012

Country

USA

Language

English

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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