The most moving picture of 2012, nominated for 4 Academy Awards
Once there was a Highpuppy and she lived in the Bathtub… along those lines starts Benh Zeitlin’s indie heartbreaker, centering on the 9-year-old Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) and her choleric father Wink, who live in a secluded southern Delta community. Wtth the waters rising, and her father’s health fading, the little girl goes on a moving adventure.
Beasts Of The Southern Wild began its winning streak by winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival 2012. The film was nominated for four Academy Award: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Benh Zeitlin).
- From director(s)
- Benh Zeitlin
- Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry