Beasts of the Southern Wild

Somewhere in drowning Louisiana, a little girl lives with her dying father. Buoyed by her childish optimism, she finds in nature the balance missing from her everyday life – until a fierce storm changes her reality. A lyrical poem about the power of imagination in the struggle for survival, Benh Zeitlin’s feature-length debut is a tour-de-force that led him straight to the arms of the Academy Awards, whereas his young protagonist Quvenzhané Wallis became the youngest nominee in the history of the institution at the age of six.

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Direction: Behn Zeitlin
Script: Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar
Music: Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin
Actors: Dwight Henry, Quvenzhané Wallis
Producers: Dan Janvey, Josh Penn, Michael Gottwald
Co-producers: Chris Carroll, Matthew Parker
Costumes: Stephani Lewis
Production Design: Alex DiGerlando
Executive producer: Philipp Engelhorn, Paul Mezey, Michael Raisler
Make Up: Brittany Marie Mroczek, Carlos Savant
Production Year: 2012
Duration: 93`

Benh Zeitlin


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