Benh Zeitlin’s film debut is startling and special, says Alison Rowat
Dir: Benh Zeitlin
With: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry
Running time: 93 minutes
ONCE in a sapphire moon a film comes along that manages to achieve what all great movies aim to do. It stays in the mind for days, weeks, its images roaring into life again, its characters tapping you on the shoulder once more. Benh Zeitlin's debut feature, Beasts of the Southern Wild, is such a film.
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