Release Date
5 Jul 2012
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Runtime
93 min
Genres
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink, in the Bathtub, a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink's tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe; for a time when he's no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack, temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink's health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.

Director

Benh Zeitlin

Writers

Lucy Alibar (screenplay), Benh Zeitlin (screenplay), Lucy Alibar (stage play "Juicy and Delicious")

Cast

Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes

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