Beasts Of The Southern Wild
USA, 2012, 90 Minute Running Time
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35mm presentation - Winner! Grand Jury Prize for best Dramatic Feature - Sundance Film Festival and Winner! Camera D'Or - Cannes Film Festival -In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.
DIRECTOR: Benh Zeitlin
Producer: Michael Gottwald, Dan Janvey, Josh Penn, Philipp Engelhorn, Paul Mezey, Michael Raisler
Screenwriter: Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin Based on the stage play “Juicy and Delicious” by: Lucy Alibar
Principal Cast: Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry
US Distributor: Fox Searchlight
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