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Benh Zeitlin: Director/Writer of Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Louisiana's Wetland (Photo credit: Alicia-Lee-07)

Here is an interview that Benh Zeitlin did with Charlie Rose about his movie Beasts of the Southern Wild.  This film has won many awards thoughout the world and was nominated for four Academy Awards.

Discover how he was able to achieve  the right chemistry between Quvenzhan√© Wallis as Hushpuppy and her on screen father. These two roles did not use professional actors and it is interesting to discover how they were chosen.

It's a story about how to survive loss. Filmed in the Louisiana wetland.  Benh was just wanting to make a film he could be proud of.  He certainly accomplished that goal.

See the interview and learn more about Benh and the movie in the link below