‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ is a fine first feature film

Quvenzhane Wallis stars in 'Beasts of the Southern Wilds'
Quvenzhane Wallis stars in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wilds’

[rating=3]Starring: Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Gina Montana, Lowell Landes and Jonshel Alexander
Director(s): Behn Zeitlin
Writer(s): Lucy Alibar and Behn Zeitlin

The “Bathtub” is a geographic area physically separated from the ‘mainland’ of Louisiana by a levee. But the real separation is the type of lives the residents of the Bathtub actually live. This is the setting for Beasts of the Southern Wild, a film that has mythical creatures, tragedy, triumph and wonder. The residents don’t live luxuriously, but they manage to live large in spite of their humble abodes and lifestyles.

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