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Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild directed by first time director Benh Zeitlin

I was completely blown away by this movie.

Like all truly innovative creations, there is both a feeling of – where did that come from!? — and, why did it take so long to get here?! 

Beasts of the Southern Wild  deals with themes close to my heart, strong female characters, loyalty to a place, defiance, a wounded environment, father daughter relationship and fringe culture, etc.

It is a gut-wrenching blend of fairy tale and documentary style realism.

The shelters//boats in the movie, seem to be echoing the artist  swoon — and the score is stunning!

The lesson I’ve taken away from Beasts of the Southern Wild is:

Sooner or later, you’re going to have to look your demons straight in the eyes and let them know you are stronger than them.


About rosebeerhorst

My name is Rose Beerhorst I'm 20, I love working with my hands whether that means crafting, gardening, or cooking. I've always dreamed a little too big for my own good!

2 responses »

  1. It looks like an interesting movie. Have you heard of the movie Whale Rider? It sounds like you might like it.

  2. Great post Rose. I am so glad we had the chance to see that movie on the big screen.


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