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Beasts of the Southern Wild


Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Gina Montana View All


Benh Zeitlin (Director), Lucy Alibar (Writer), Benh Zeitlin (Writer) View All

Release: Jun. 29th, 2012
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes
Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack—temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters...
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) IMdB Beasts of the Southern Wild is the story of a little girl, Hushpuppy, and her father, Wink who's getting sicker everyday, their life in the Bathtub, a c...

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Watching this so closely after re-watching Pan's Labyrinth only helps to emphasise the whole real-or-fantastic nature of this film, especially since Wallis's character seems to be under the impression that her father's well-being is connected to the adverse effects of the weather (and also the inevitable approach of some prehistoric creatures making their way towards the Bathtub).
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The qualms I have with the film comes out of my awe for the film and my desire to have it be the film I would have wanted to see.
There is so much to love and admire in this film and the story arc of going through different worlds and witnessing different angles of it all is way beyond the written word seeing the lower class collide with the upper class, observation collide with knowledge, fantasy collide with reality and culture collide with nature all of this is intellectually and visually stimulating and it is a prime example of which incredible things can happen when mind collide with movie...
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