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Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Original title
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Running time
90 min.
United States United States
Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar (Play: Lucy Alibar)
Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin
Ben Richardson
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Cinereach / Court 13 production / Journeyman Pictures
Drama | Childhood. Poverty. Nature. Independent Film (US). Magic Realism
Synopsis / Plot
Waters gonna rise up, wild animals gonna rerun from the grave, and everything south of the levee is goin’ under, in this tale of a six year old named Hushpuppy, who lives with her daddy at the edge of the world.
2012: Academy Awards: 4 Nominations, Including Best Picture and Actress (Wallis)
2012: Sundance Film Festival: Best Film & Best Cinematography
2012: Critics Choice Awards: Best New Star. 3 nominations
2012: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2012: Cannes Film Festival: Camera d'Or & FIPRESCI Prize (Un Certain Regard Section)
2012: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Cinematography. 5 nominations
2012: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best First Film
2012: Gotham Awards: Best New Director. 3 nominations
2012: Satellite Awards: 3 nominations, including Best Film
2012: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Ten 2012 Films, Best New Actress (Wallis) & Best New Director
2012: Los Angeles Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor & Best OST
2012: American Film Institute: Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2012: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2012: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Promising Performer and Promising Filmmaker
2012: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nominated for Best International Independent Film
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