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 of Way Too Indie which means he reviews hundreds of movies each year and is 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.