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TheDailyBeast: Best Movies of 2012

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1. ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

Benh Zeitlin’s stunning debut centers on Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis), a philosophical 6-year-old girl who lives with her tough-love father, Wink (Dwight Henry), in “The Bathtub”—the Katrina-ravaged southernmost community in the Louisiana Bayou. When a terrible storm comes, it melts the polar ice caps, unleashing a group of prehistoric creatures called Aurochs. Amid the chaos, and her father’s dwindling health, lil Hushpuppy goes off on an epic journey in search of her long-lost mother. This drama-fantasy, made for under $2 million via a string of nonprofit organizations and shot on grainy 16mm, offered the most stunningly original, captivating movie-going experience of the year. It’s a beautiful paean to post-Katrina Louisiana, with one of the greatest child performances in film history, courtesy of the plucky Wallis.

(Fox Searchlight)
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