Beasts of the Southern WildDVD - 2012 | Widescreen version
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Six-year-old Hushpuppy says that "The whole universe depends on everything fitting together." And now her world is breaking apart. With an environmental crisis looming, she races against time to save her ailing father and their remote Louisiana bayou neighborhood from disaster. This s... Read More »
Hushpuppy is only six years old yet she is trying to save her father and her close-knit, economically challenged Louisiana bayou community, Bathtub. There is a lot of magical realism in this film as brave Hushpuppy battles the reality of impending ecological disaster and the dream-like monsters t... Read More »
For young adults: This visually stunning Oscar-nominated film follows six-year-old Hushpuppy and her father in a struggling fishing community on the Mississippi Delta. In this imagined future, dramatically rising sea levels and forceful hurricanes threaten the way of life for Hushpuppy and her ne... Read More »
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Wink: My only purpose in life is to teach her how to make it.
Wink: I'm your daddy, and it's my job to take care of you, OK?
Hushpuppy: For the animals that didn't have a dad to put them in a boat, the end of the world already happened.
The Cook: Lemme tell you somethin', when you're a child people tell you that everything's gonna be all hunky-dory and all that bullxxxx, but I'm here to tell you that it's not. So get that out your head right now. Life's some big old feast, yeah, but you? You ain't nothin' but a stupid little waitress. Everything you got on your platter gonna fall on the floor and ain't nobody gonna be there to pick it up for you. Someday it's all gonna be on you.
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