Released by Cinereach Music in 2012 containing music from Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). Report this film. Hey girl. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. Newcomer Quvenzhan Wallis delivers an "Oscar-worthy performance" (Philadelphia Daily News) as Hushpuppy, the tenacious six-year-old force of nature in an isolated bayou community. This review may contain spoilers. 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. This will go down in history as a rare, early breakout success for magical realist cli-fi - a genre we will probably enjoy greatly 50 years from now in our homes under the domes in Greenland - this really should have just been a 20-min short. 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. As much as I did enjoy this it isn’t really what I like in a movie. Each day in someone’s life, each week, each month, each year, they experiences situations which change the path of their existence. Directed by Benh Zeitlin. So this did make me cry. Also that scene towards the end after the four girls are on the boat is so magical. Beasts of the Southern Wild ( 2,404 ) IMDb 7.3 1 h 33 min 2012 X-Ray 16+ Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural order is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Whether it's the ferocity of a fire or the simple exuberance of a little girl holding fireworks and running through the night, the cinematography captures this world like found footage, some unseen playmate of Hushpuppy’s documenting her limited but fascinating life. Unique elements, just never all came together. She lives in a society that teaches her that showing emotion makes you weak and the only way to be strong is to be tough and not express yourself. "Beasts of the Southern Wild" is a rich, layered experience. He continued making films as a child before attending Wesleyan University, where he majored in film. The actress that played Hushpuppy is literally a goddess. You can make "Beasts of the Southern Wild" into an allegory of anything you want. The simplest stories are often the most interesting. She is not allowed to cry because according to him that would make her weak. Benh Zeitlin, Director: Beasts of the Southern Wild. However, ultimately, it's the world-building that really rules the day. In the movie Beast's of the Southern Wild, Hushpuppy, her Father, and the other members of the bathtub are imprisoned when they are taken to the shelters.Even though the government aims to help them by taking them out of a toxic Film data from TMDb. Pretty much a unique look at the life on the margins in the bayou community. „Beasts of the Southern Wild" begeistert als in jeder Hinsicht wagemutiger Genre-, Stimmungs- und Ideen-Mix – Zeitlins Film ist ein wahrer Triumph! When an animal gets sick here, they plug it into the wall"(Hushpuppy). Her worries and concerns are trapped inside of her mind because she has no one to talk to or no outlet with which she can display her emotions. It was adapted by Zeitlin and Lucy Alibar from Alibar's one-act play Juicy and Delicious. 1 A Leel Film Studies - Focus Film Factsheet Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012, Zeitlin, USA) Component 1: Varieties of Film & Film-Making (AL) Component 1: American Film (AS) Core Study Areas: Key Elements of Film Form These characters do recognize their imprisonment unlike many of the characters analyzed in the novels, and because of this recognition they are able to escape and become free again. Others did notice it … Oh yeah, and your father dying. BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD… Events which begin to define their spirit and mold their psyche into something magnificent and unique. Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack from 2012, composed by Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. Her emotions are imprisoned by her father because she is not aloud to express them as a normal 6 year old would. Beasts of the Southern Wild USA, 2012 Film Drama Fantasy Ein bildgewaltiger Erstlingsfilm, der so gar nichts von einem ersten Film hat, irgendwo zwischen Märchen, surrealem Leinwand-Epos und Action-Film. I'm not sure there is any film quite like Beasts of the Southern Wild. Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a poem set to 90 minutes of pictures moving at 24 frames per second would, mathematically speaking, be 2.16 million times more impactful. Hushpuppy thinks that they would not help her father when in reality this is probably his only chance of survival. Filling similar cinematic space as 2011's "Tree of Life," the film is both a straight ahead tale of life and survival and a nearly poetic, theme-rich think-piece. Den är en visuellt, ljudmässigt och tematiskt lika storslagen som finstämd film om att möta sina rädslor och hantera katastrofer. Sometimes I forget I don’t have to be neutral with these reviews. Review by Eli Hayes ★★★★★ 9, Part of Dastardly Difficult December: film nr.25. Some paths are bumpy, some are smooth, some are winding, and some are graceful. It's sad yet cute? Title BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD Contributor Names Benh Zeitlin (director) Chicago citation style: Benh Zeitlin, Benh Zeitlin Dan Romer, and Joe Rudge. With Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes. In the film, Hushpuppy not only feels imprisoned when she is taken to the shelter she is also imprisoned by her father's demands. You stood up to some imaginary monster pigs, so good for you. Step Two: Pick a Number. More details at Rather, a path of grace is a way through life determined by a flash of divine wisdom: one specific exposure to the soul, or core, of what it means to be human. ", I haven’t seen this movie since I was 14 or 15, and I feel renewed. Beasts of the Southern Wild är garanterat en filmupplevelse utöver det vanliga. set designs are amazing, people’s whole lives in the bathtub are in their cluttered rooms and the dad’s boat is literally a truck bed, Another film I’m mad I didn’t see on the big screen. The plucky, bittersweet score twines with…, Review by Travis Lytle ★★★★½ 9. It is far too detailed and specific to fit easily into general terms. Several years were shed.Â. This is some sample sidebar text. The members of the bathtub are taken to these shelters and they are not allowed to leave or go back to their home. It stars Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry. A Cajun coming-of-age yarn about a six-year-old girl, Hushpuppy, living with her ill father in the flood threatened bayou surrounded by broad and colourful characters who have slipped through the cracks and formed their own ramshackle community ignored and forgotten by the rest of the world. Directed by Benh Zeitlin. Review by Eli Hayes ★★★★★ 27, Life is a bit like poetry, with beautiful stanzas, verses, clusters of events, and periods of progression, as well as regression. © Letterboxd Limited. We're sorry but jw-app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. Born in New York City and raised in Sunnyside, Queens and then Westchester County, Benh Zeitlin began his career as a film-maker at the tender age of 6 years when he and a friend made a Batman movie. It is clear that they do not have accurate knowledge of modern day medicine. There is darkness in every corner…, Review by Eli Hayes ★★★★★ 6. A surreal mix of magic and gritty realism. Step Three: GET WEIRD! Mobile site. Beasts of the Southern Wild is a 2012 American drama film directed, co-written, and co-scored by Benh Zeitlin. It doesn’t pack quite the punch that I was hoping for, but it was a welcome journey nonetheless. This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. This one's unique protagonist describes it best herself: 'Future scientists will know, there was a girl named Hushpuppy who lived with her father in the Bathtub.' A coming of age epic, and make it surrealist. Ikke verst av nybegynnere… LES: De beste og verste Cannes-filmene 2012. But hey! With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink’s health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother. TMDb More than anything specific, the whole film just resonated with me in various ways. I haven't seen most of these movies.…, OB-GYN Kenobi 3,842 films 7,634 115 Edit, Step One: Go to www.random.org. You may use this area to push a persistent block of text out to your team. I didn't expect to be so engrossed in this film. Beasts of the Southern Wild subtitles. I knew next to nothing about it, but I wasn't really ready for this fable-like slice of magical realism. I berättelsens centrum står sexåriga Hushpuppy som lever med sin pappa i Badkaret, en koloni i träskmarken avskuren från det moderna samhället. JustWatch Beasts of the Southern Wild 2012 Directed by Benh Zeitlin Synopsis I gotta take care of mine. Its cinematography is grainy and vibrant; its performances, especially the revelatory Quvenzhané Wallis, are authentic and bold. Not graceful in the sense of elegance, charm, or admirability. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. That phrase will carry an emotional depth with it as well as a deeper meaning after you've watched this film. You’re not the same person once the film has finished, If you like (American film) watch (foreign film), Letterboxd’s Top 250 International Films, if you like (popular not-Russian movie) watch…, for when you don‘t have too much time but you still want to enjoy a good movie, Every Film Ever Nominated For An Academy Award In Any Category. But Beasts of the Southern Wild arrives on a tidal wave of gushing critical praise, and the occasional criticism of its fetishization of the poor, but I was left a little nonplussed by the whole affair. Beasts of the Southern Wild unfolds through Hushpuppy's eyes, and it's a sight to behold: sometimes wondrous, often disordered and dysfunctional. I have taken a day to think about how I felt about this film and honestly I loved this but it just has this feeling of immense sadness throughout it but so sweet and empowering. 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