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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Quvenzhané Wallis Quvenzhané Wallis
Hushpuppy
Levy Easterly Levy Easterly
Jean Battiste
Lowell Landes Lowell Landes
Walrus
Pamela Harper Pamela Harper
Little Jo
Gina Montana Gina Montana
Miss Bathsheba
Amber Henry Amber Henry
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Jonshel Alexander Jonshel Alexander
Joy Strong


Written by
Lucy Alibar Lucy Alibar
(screenplay)
Benh Zeitlin Benh Zeitlin
(screenplay)


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A heartbreaking and enchanting but flawed tale.

4 years, 5 months ago at Jan 4 21:24
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Beasts Of The Southern Wild is based on the one-act play named Juicy And Delicious by Lucy Alibar, who co-wrote the film’s screenplay. To put it simply, the story is told of a six year old girl and the relationship with her unhealthy, ill-tempered father in their poor family home and the problems that come before them. It is a magical tale and is told through forms of the real world that mixes w... read more

Beasts of the Southern Wild

4 years, 4 months ago at Feb 13 21:47
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There’s a phenomenon that seem to happen every year around summer time – amidst all the strum und drag of the cacophonous summer movie season, a tiny indie film gets released that captures the hearts of critics, audiences and awards season. It started off with Little Miss Sunshine, and it continues with the exquisite miniature portraiture of Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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A good movie

3 years ago at Jun 1 21:00
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Almost every year now, you have one small feature opening at Sundance which gets a massive push from critics and becomes a hit, at least critically. Well, this movie was a typical example and therefore, I was really eager to check it out. Eventually, even though I really liked it, I can’t say I really loved it though. Basically, it is a rather dark and gloomy picture, with some really nice direc... read more
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This fantastical drama follows a little girl named Hushpuppy who lives in a dilapidated pocket of homes in the Mississippi Delta. When her father falls ill and natural disasters strike, Hushpuppy sets off to find her long-lost mother.
Release date: 5 July 2012
Tags: Drama (9), 2012 (7), Poverty (6), 2010s (4), Coming Of Age (3), Usa (3), Based On Play (3), Flood (3), Based On A Play (2), Chihuahua (2), Post-apocalypse (2), Art (2), Debut (2), Dog (2), Terminal Illness (2), Little Girl (2), Father-daughter Relationship (2), Louisiana (2), Illness (2), Dead Cow (1)
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