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Beasts of the Southern Wild (Q&A)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Q&A)

Beasts of the Southern Wild (Q&A) 2012


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Beasts of the Southern Wild (Q&A) 2012

United Kingdom

Benh Zeitlin's recipe had just two ingredients - 'fuse fables with reality' – but produced something of rare colour and complexity. Quvenzhané Wallis, the nine-year-old star, joins him as they embrace ecology and childhood soundscapes, and demonstrate why anger is best graded like traffic lights.


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United Kingdom



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Set in a Deep South delta, Zeitlin’s feature debut takes a child’s eye view of poverty, adult apathy and ecological crisis. Hallucinatory fare

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