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BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

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Directed by Benh Zeitlin
United States, 2012
Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

Six-year-old Hushpuppy lives with her father, Wink, in “the Bathtub,” a South Louisiana community at the edge of the world. When Wink falls mysteriously ill, nature seems to fall ill with him. Rising waters threaten to engulf their small world, sending Hushpuppy in search of her long-lost mother.

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Synopsis

Six-year-old Hushpuppy lives with her father, Wink, in “the Bathtub,” a South Louisiana community at the edge of the world. When Wink falls mysteriously ill, nature seems to fall ill with him. Rising waters threaten to engulf their small world, sending Hushpuppy in search of her long-lost mother.

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Beasts of the Southern WildDirected byBenh Zeitlin

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2012 | 3 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize (Un Certain Regard)
2012 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Academy Awards
2013 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year
Sundance Film Festival
2012 | 2 wins including: Grand Jury Prize (US Dramatic Competition)
Independent Spirit Awards
2013 | Winner: Best Cinematography
2013 | 3 nominations including: Best Female Lead

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image of the Review: Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
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