Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Beasts of the Southern Wild


Release Date: June 27, 2012 (limited)
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director: Benh Zeitlin
Producers: Michael Gottwald, Dan Janvey, Josh Penn
Screenwriter: Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin, based on the stage play “Juicy and Delicious” by Alibar
Cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes, Pamela Harper, Gina Montana, Nicholas Clark, Jovan Hathaway
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material including child imperilment, some disturbing images, language and brief sensuality)

Synopsis: In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.

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