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Who knew that social issues such as poverty and flooding could be explored in film with such — magic. Benh Zeitlin’s “Beasts of the Southern Wild” gives a folk tale quality to what is essentially post-Katrina New Orleans.
At its core, “Beasts” tells a story of survival, about what it takes to make it in a world in which you inherit hardship and challenge. The story follows a feisty young girl named Hushpuppy and her sick but self-determined father after their community suffers a flood of apocalyptic proportions. Together they must come to terms with the tough road that lies ahead.
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