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Beasts of the southern wild

GLORIOUS “BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD” – Review

Sheer determination in the Bayou
Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry
Directed by Benh Zeitlin

Beware, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” has the power to burst in your mind and bury itself in your heart for weeks to come. A well-deserving winner at both the Cannes (it won the Camera D’Or, a prize exclusively attributed to first-time efforts) and Sundance Film festivals, this triumph of a movie from debuting director Benh Zeitlin is as fierce and moving a film as I can remember seeing in years. ... more >