Beasts of the southern wild comes the closest of any movie i have ever seen to expressing the truth of the sheer beauty of life in the swamps through the devastation of hurricanes, the opression of the wealthy, and the well-meaning of outsiders, we survive.
Beasts of the southern wild is a 2012 american drama film directed, co-written, and co-scored by benh zeitlin it was adapted by zeitlin and lucy alibar from alibar's one-act play juicy and delicious after playing at film festivals, it was released on june 27, 2012, in new york and los angeles, and later distribution was expanded. Beasts of the southern wild (2012) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, and more.
Quvenzhané wallis in beasts of the southern wild photograph: jess pinkham b enh zeitlin's debut feature is part film, part hallucination: a ripe and gamey piece of what you might call apocalyptic southern gothic, ambitious and flawed but sprinting with energy. The official site and blog for the 2012, four-time oscar nominated, film beasts of the southern wild.
Before filming beasts of the southern wild, the acclaimed sundance hit now making its way through theaters nationwide, director benh zeitlin asked lead actress quvenzhane wallis how she might go about fixing a post-apocalyptic world.
Beasts of the southern wild surrounded by her childish optimism and unlimited imagination, six-year-old hushpuppy owns a strong belief in the natural world in fitting everything in the universe until a savage storm attacks and threats to sink down her whole buoyant community added to her growing desperate, her hot-headed father's health is seriously attacked with illness, now the tiny hero. 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.