Beasts of the Southern WildSix-year-old Hushpuppy lives with her hot-tempered father, Wink, in a remote Delta community. When a hundred year storm raises the waters around her town, her daddy is suddenly stricken with illness, and fierce pre-historic creatures awaken from their frozen graves to come charging across the planet. It's when Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.Keywords:
Actors of "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
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Directors of "Beasts of the Southern Wild"Benh ZeitlinBirthdate: 14 October 1982, Manhattan, New York, USA
Creators of "Beasts of the Southern Wild"Lucy AlibarBenh ZeitlinBirthdate: 14 October 1982, Manhattan, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "Beasts of the Southern Wild"The New RepublicJune 17, 2013
What is also extraordinary is that almost all the people we see are actors. So this is not a documentary but a moving enactment by people who are themselves moved.Associated PressJanuary 08, 2013
Beasts of the Southern Wild is sheer poetry on screen: an explosion of joy in the midst of startling squalor and one of the most visceral, original films to come along in a while.Time OutOctober 16, 2012
A dreamy but strikingly immediate and frayed-at-the-edges, child's-eye view of life on the margins of America.Miami HeraldJuly 20, 2012
A beautiful, strange tone poem about childhood and innocence.Detroit NewsJuly 19, 2012
The atmosphere Zeitlin develops here is moist with promise and danger, and he moves back and forth between outright fable and pungent reality with an astounding sureness of vision for a first-time director.St. Louis Post-DispatchJuly 19, 2012
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" is a film to get lost in.National Newspaper Publishers AssociationNovember 14, 2016
It's an amazing vision. A work of art.The Mary SueSeptember 20, 2016
Hushpuppy, a six-year-old with no superpowers, no great destiny, not even much by way of contact with the outside world, is a more active female protagonist than 99% of [Hollywood heroines].Cinemaphile.orgJuly 13, 2015
In a time when the cynicism of the real world often mandates the tone of our films, here is one that acknowledges it all with unwavering joy.Philadelphia WeeklyMay 03, 2015
It plays like Days of Heaven by way of The Road Warrior.AwardsCircuit.comSeptember 14, 2014
As Wink, Hushpuppy's father, Dwight Henry is one of the greatest finds in Hollywood in years. Henry shows a depth and range that made actors like Denzel Washington so great.Cinema SightMarch 21, 2013
A cute, but meandering story of growing up alone and having to fend for oneself even when there's help to be received.
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