Beasts of the Southern Wild

Director

Benh Zeitlin

Producers

Michael Gottwald, Dan Janvey, Josh Penn

Year

2012

Summary

Waters gonna rise up, wild animals gonna re-run from the grave, and everything south of the levee is goin’ under, in this tale of a six year-old named Hushpuppy, who lives with her daddy at the edge of the world. Winner of the 2012 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, the Camera D’Or at Cannes, and nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and the youngest ever acting nomination to be handed out at the Academy Awards (hear hear, Quvenzhane Wallis!), this is the first feature film by Court 13.

Website

beastsofthesouthernwild.com

Places to Watch

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