Beasts of the Southern Wild
Monthly Archives: July 2012

Beasts of the Ukrainian Wild (or: “Звери дикого Юга”)

Q: How do you deal with hygiene in the movie? A: [Quvenzhané] is very very clean in real life, so what we would do is we would give her this fake dirt, that we would put on her, but then we would throw her in the mud. But as long as there was fake dirt…

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Reactions to Beasts of the Southern Wild

There are some common threads emerging in how audiences are responding to and interpreting Beasts of the Southern Wild, but it also seems to hit everyone a little bit differently. We’ve begun compiling reactions and analysis from thinkers, bloggers, academics, and regular folks and some of what we’ve come across is featured below. We invite you…

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Canada goes Wild!

Beasts is expanding across Canada this weekend! Opening weekend attendance is critical for a big/tiny indie like this one — so if you (or your friends and family) live in any of these cities, please see the film on its first weekend and help us spread the word. CALGARY EDMONTON GUELPH HALIFAX MONTREAL OTTAWA QUEBEC CITY…

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Meet the Aurochs

“This here is an aurochs — a fierce, mean creature that walked the face of the earth back when we all lived in the caves…”

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Cover Images

The Bathtub is chalk full of stunning imagery so it’s no surprise that Beasts photos are popping up all over Facebook. Beast it with your cover image, like this one here!  Free for download from us to you.  Just right click the photo + “Save Link As”.

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Meet Wink

“I’m not no actor, I’m a businessman.” Meet the baker with a big heart, Dwight Henry.

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Glory At Sea

“A group of mourners and a man spat from the depths of Hades build a boat from the debris of New Orleans to rescue their lost loved ones trapped beneath the sea.” Director Benh Zeitlin’s first film, Glory At Sea (2008), is a magical and mythic 25-minute short — also shot in New Orleans by…

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Director Benh Zeitlin on Quvenzhané Wallis

I would say, ‘Tell me about what happens at the end of the world,’ and she would describe her vision of that, which was these crazy things with people’s hands falling off and their clothes burning up and the light in the sky turning on and off really fast, like all these visions that she…

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Beasting it in L.A., NOLA, & San Fran

Above, Beasts Outreacher Mark Goudy handed out flyers at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. All across the country, people are coming together to rally around the Bathtub.

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Meet Hushpuppy

“The look in her eyes and the intensity, and the amount of feeling that you could see was going through her head, behind her eyes, was so powerful.” Meet the one and only Hushpuppy, Quvenzhané Wallis.

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