Watch: “Beasts of the Southern Wild” trailer

Watch: “Beasts of the Southern Wild” trailer

One word came to mind after watching the trailer for Beasts of the Southern Wild, ambitious. Alright I lied, there were two words, ambitious and wow. The film made a splash at Sundace this year when it won the dramatic Grand Jury Prize Award. 6-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis was widely considered the Sundance darling of 2012 and it is not hard to see why.

From first time filmmaker Benh Zeitlin comes a story about a young girl named Hushpuppy who is raised by her drunk and barely present father. She uses her imagination to see the beauty in their natural surroundings to find a way to survive. Beasts of the Southern Wild is in select theaters June 27th.

UPDATE: Our review of Beasts of the Southern Wild

Official trailer for Beasts of the Southern Wild:

Author: Dustin Jansick

Dustin Jansick is an independent film critic who also enjoys; indie music, cooking, technology, sports, puzzles, graphic design, and P.T. Anderson films. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Way Too Indie, which means he reviews hundreds of movies each year. Also a proud member of the OFCS.

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  • Chris Berke

    Where is the “like” button?!

  • Dustin Jansick

    On the side of the page of the article. :)

  • bluegnu63

    God bless the child – fictional or real – that’s got her own.