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Beasts of the Southern Wild is a graphic dramatic film that it filled with fantasy elements. Beasts of the Southern Wild tells the story of a young girl named Hushpuppy. Hushpuppy lives her dad in a small Southern town that is considered to be at the end of the world. Hushpuppy’s dad has made it his mission in life to protect Hushpuppy and prepare her for living in the world after he is dead. Hushpuppy’s father and her teacher teach her about these mysterious creatures called Auruchs. The Aurochs are threatening towards mankind but many years ago the Ice Age came and Auruchs were all frozen under ice caps. However, the ice caps are now beginning to melt so mankind is in danger.

A storm is brewing in Hushpuppy’s town and many of her neighbors are packing and getting ready to leave. Hushpuppy is scared and her father shoots at the storm clouds to make her think that he is scaring them away. Hushpuppy’s father is also very sick and in one scene he is wearing a hospital robe but Hushpuppy does not realize what this means. Her teacher gives her some medicine to give to him.

The storm then comes and Hushpuppy’s town is flooded and many homes are destroyed. She and her father sail through the town looking for survivors. During this time, her father tells Hushpuppy tails of her mother and how brave she used to be. Then her father and some other men come up with a plan to save the town and drain it of its flood water. Hushpuppy is still worried about her father being sick and this time she gives him the medicine that her teacher gave her. Her dad does not want to take it and the two arm wrestle. Hushpuppy’s dad tells her that he will die soon and it is up to her to be a man and to lead the city when her father is gone. Her father dies and Hushpuppy places his body in a boat. She also at this time comes face to face when an Auruch who is attacking the city. She tells the Auruch that they are friends and he leaves her alone.

Beasts of the Southern Wild is an Drama movie that was released in 2012 and has a run time of 1 hr 31 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 86.

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| 2012 | 1 hr 31 min | 7.3/10 | 86/100
Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes
Journeyman Pictures, Cinereach, Court 13 Pictures
Benh Zeitlin
Produced By
Josh Penn, Dan Janvey, Michael Gottwald

Also directed by Benh Zeitlin

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