Beasts of the Southern Wild


1h 33m 2011

Brief Synopsis

In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce

Film Details

Also Known As
Bestas do Sul Selvagem, Bestias del Sur salvaje, Bestie z poludniowych krain, Dusler Diyari, Hushpuppy, Les bêtes du sud sauvage, Re della terra selvaggia, bêtes du sud sauvage, messzi dél vadjai, A
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2011
Production Company
9th Ward Studios ; Alphacine Labs ; Arri Group ; Artisan Pyrotechnics Inc ; Available Lighting, Inc. ; Bearcom ; Branded Entertainment Network ; Cast & Crew Entertainment Services ; Cinereach ; Court 13 ; Côte Blanche Production ; Dewitt Stern Group ; Dig It Audio, Inc. ; Ditlev Films ; Eastern Effects, Inc. ; Eastman Kodak ; Elastic Creative ; Electric Comoland ; Enterprise ; Enterprise Rent-A-Car ; Entertainment One ; Getty Images ; Gray Krauss Sandler Des Rochers LLP ; Infinite Sound, Houma ; Journeyman Pictures ; Kodak ; Lucasfilm, Ltd. ; Malcolm M Dienes, Llc ; Marin County ; Panavision, Ltd. ; Peter Marshall ; Polarity Post Production, San Francisco ; Rona Lind ; Silver Screen Supply ; Skywalker Sound ; Space Division ; Stacie O'Beime ; Swelltone Labs ; Tac One Ops ; The Molecule ; Ver ; Westernized Productions ; Wild Hare Production ; Wme Entertainment
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES/LES FILMS S+VILLE; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment ; A-Film Distribution ; Arp ; Arthaus (Norway) ; Ascot Elite Entertainment Group ; Atlas Film And Medien (Afm) ; Bolero ; Bolero Film ; Cinema Mondo ; Die Filmagentinnen ; Distribution Company ; Empire ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One Features ; Eone ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Golem Distribution ; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O. ; Les Films Séville ; Les Films Séville ; Mfa Filmdistribution Gmbh ; Miracle (Denmark) ; Mozinet ; Nonstop Entertainment (Nse) ; Studiocanal UK

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.

Crew

Alana Pryor Ackerman

Location Manager

Anteneh Adamu

Compositor

Lucy Alibar

Screenplay

Lucy Alibar

Source Material

Marco Alicea

Sound Department

Buster Almaraz

Transportation

Genevieve Angelson

Animal Trainer

Chris Aran

Assistant Camera

Mike Arceneaux

Production Assistant

Chris Armstrong

Animation Director

Nancy Ashley

Chef

Andrew Austin-peterson

Music

Lila Babb

Production Assistant

Peter Bagley

Production Assistant

Kevin Bailey

Assistant Editor

Emily Baker

Apprentice

Dewey Balfa

Song

Will Balfa

Song

Chris Barron

Sound Editor

Ashley Bates

Special Effects Coordinator

Ryan Bauer

Compositor

Z Behl

Scenic Artist

Gordon Bell

Script Supervisor

Gordon Bell

Assistant Editor

Brendan Bellomo

Visual Effects Supervisor

Drew Bienemann

Visual Effects

Greer Bishop

Set Production Assistant

Josh Blankenship

Production Assistant

Otut Publishing Bmi

Song

Steve Boeddeker

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Niall Booker

Matte Painter

Dan Booth

Archival Footage

Christopher Boyd

Compositor

Scott Brewer

Recording Engineer

The Ross Brothers

Photography

Marc Brown

Colorist

Ronni Brown

Foley Artist

Ellen Bryant

Special Effects

Kathryn Bryant

Animal Trainer

Erik Buckham

Titles

Jeremy Butman

Production Assistant

Danny Caccavo

Sound Department

Sammy Cahn

Song

Kelly Carlos

Production Assistant

Jonas Ash Carpignano

Assistant Director

Chris Carroll

Coproducer

Cavan Carruth

Music

Tamara Cepeda

Wardrobe Supervisor

Marsh Chamberlain

Apprentice

Lawrence Chandler

Compositor

Saul Chaplin

Song

Anwei Chen

Visual Effects

Harry Choates

Song Performer

Wooyoung Choi

Compositor

Suk Wai Chong

Rotoscope Artist

Adam Christgau

Music

Mark Christiansen

Advisor

Vanessa Cocks

Apprentice

Casey Coleman

Associate Producer

Casey Coleman

Casting

Nicole Compas

Legal Services

John Countryman

Video

Andrew Couvillion

Medic

Kim Craig

On-Set Dresser

Beau Crouch

Software Engineer

Aude Cuenod

Assistant Camera

Aude Cuenod

Carpenter

Tim Curtin

Key Grip

Mary Cybulski

Still Photographer

Kate D'alieva

Apprentice

Rachel Dainer-best

Costumes

Alex Dean

Production Accountant

Charlotte Wan Dean

Transportation Coordinator

Buddy Dee

Song

Justin Luis Denis

Set Production Assistant

Alley Dennig

Seamstress Supervisor

Danny Derakhshan

Apprentice

André Des Rochers

Legal Services

Drew Dickler

Apprentice

Alex Digerlando

Production Designer

Jonathan Dinklage

Music

Kendall Dix

Sound Department

Margeaux Doiron

Instructor

Ezra Doner

Legal Services

Pete Donovan

Music

Crockett Doob

Editor

Destin Douglas

Assistant Camera

Destin Douglas

Assistant Camera

Jessica Doyle

Production Coordinator

Amanda Duch

Scenic Artist

Jack Duch

Set Production Assistant

Barbara Dupre

Chef

Tony Eckert

Foley Mixer

Bob Edwards

Sound Editor

Tom Efinger

Music Engineer

Dave Eggar

Music

Paul Ehteridge

Music

Philipp Engelhorn

Executive Producer

Sean England

Foley Artist

Josh Ente

On-Set Dresser

Danny Epper

Stunt Coordinator

Annie Evelyn

Associate Producer

Annie Evelyn

On-Set Dresser

Annie Evelyn

Casting

Seth Matthew Faulk

Music

Jean Fee

Film Lab

Sonali Fernando

Production Assistant

Gaia Filicori

Casting

Gaia Filicori

Production Coordinator

Lauren Fisher

Special Effects

Ken Fisk

Effects Assistant

Kim Foscato

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Rebecca Foster

Production Assistant

L E Freeman

Song

Ryan J Frias

Music Engineer

Ben Frischer

Grip

Chaz Ganster

Special Effects

Alex Garcia

Assistant Editor

Wyatt Garfield

Gaffer

Jannat Gargi

Film Lab

Mike Gassert

Sound Department

Sam Geller

Carpenter

Sam Geller

Special Effects

Sean Gillane

Effects Assistant

Dan Gladstone

Transportation

Robert Gold

Music Coordinator

Lauren Goldman

Production Assistant

Affonso Gontalves

Editor

Michael Gottwald

Producer

Michael Gottwald

Casting

David Greber

Production Assistant

Chris Gridley

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Alan Grubner

Music

Adam Guidry

Transportation

Oran Guidry

Song

Mansi Gupta

Compositor

Patrick Hall

Set Production Assistant

Patrick Hall

Set Production Assistant

Kristian P Hansen

Software Engineer

Matt Harfield

Best Boy Grip

Ross Harmon

Carpenter

Nathan Harrison

Coordinator

Nathan Harrison

Associate Producer

Corey Harrower

Medic

Martin Hartzold

On-Set Dresser

Chris Healer

Visual Effects

Chris Healer

Advisor

Tyler Heath

Adr

Becca Hebert

Caterer

Eleonore Hendricks

Acting Coach

Eleonore Hendricks

Special Effects

Fats Waller And His Rhythm

Song Performer

Hannah Holby

Coordinator

Mann Holiner

Song

E. J. Holowicki

Sound Design

Ashley Hudson

Stunt Double

Robert Hura

Visual Effects

Lee Isaacsohn

Medic

Allison Jackson

Production Sound Mixer

Elliot Jacobson

Music

Dayoon Jang

Compositor

Woo Yong Jang

Compositor

Dan Janvey

Producer

Lucas Joaquin

Special Effects

Shea Johns

Apprentice

Josh Jones

Visual Effects

Hirofumi Kasagi

Digital Effects Artist

Noah Katz

Sound Department

David Kavanaugh

Best Boy Electric

Doyoung Kim

Compositor

Jia Kim

Visual Effects

Jason Knoll

Assistant Camera

Franz Kol

Visual Effects

Lens Kol

Visual Effects

Paul Korzan

Special Effects

Sophie Kosofsky

Construction Coordinator

Alex Krakower

Craft Service

Vishishth Kumar

Compositor

Chris Lane

Art Department

Chris Lane

Carpenter

Mike Lane

Sound Department

David Leblanc

Medic

Leroy Leblanc

Song

Leroy Leblanc

Song Performer

Mark Leblanc

Production Sound Mixer

Jeffrey Lebouf Jr

Transportation Captain

Tony Ledet

Production Assistant

Trey Ledford

Sound Department

Seonyeoung Lee

Compositor

Rob Leitzell

Software Engineer

Rob Leitzell

Carpenter

Michael Levine

Sound Department

Meagan Lewis

Casting

Stephani Lewis

Costume Designer

Linda Lichter

Legal Services

Eli Lichter-marck

Animal Wrangler

Eli Lichter-marck

Special Effects

Minyoung Lim

Compositor

Rona Lind

Production Insurance

Lin Liu

Compositor

Film Details

Also Known As
Bestas do Sul Selvagem, Bestias del Sur salvaje, Bestie z poludniowych krain, Dusler Diyari, Hushpuppy, Les bêtes du sud sauvage, Re della terra selvaggia, bêtes du sud sauvage, messzi dél vadjai, A
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2011
Production Company
9th Ward Studios ; Alphacine Labs ; Arri Group ; Artisan Pyrotechnics Inc ; Available Lighting, Inc. ; Bearcom ; Branded Entertainment Network ; Cast & Crew Entertainment Services ; Cinereach ; Court 13 ; Côte Blanche Production ; Dewitt Stern Group ; Dig It Audio, Inc. ; Ditlev Films ; Eastern Effects, Inc. ; Eastman Kodak ; Elastic Creative ; Electric Comoland ; Enterprise ; Enterprise Rent-A-Car ; Entertainment One ; Getty Images ; Gray Krauss Sandler Des Rochers LLP ; Infinite Sound, Houma ; Journeyman Pictures ; Kodak ; Lucasfilm, Ltd. ; Malcolm M Dienes, Llc ; Marin County ; Panavision, Ltd. ; Peter Marshall ; Polarity Post Production, San Francisco ; Rona Lind ; Silver Screen Supply ; Skywalker Sound ; Space Division ; Stacie O'Beime ; Swelltone Labs ; Tac One Ops ; The Molecule ; Ver ; Westernized Productions ; Wild Hare Production ; Wme Entertainment
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES/LES FILMS S+VILLE; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment ; A-Film Distribution ; Arp ; Arthaus (Norway) ; Ascot Elite Entertainment Group ; Atlas Film And Medien (Afm) ; Bolero ; Bolero Film ; Cinema Mondo ; Die Filmagentinnen ; Distribution Company ; Empire ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One ; Entertainment One Features ; Eone ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Golem Distribution ; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O. ; Les Films Séville ; Les Films Séville ; Mfa Filmdistribution Gmbh ; Miracle (Denmark) ; Mozinet ; Nonstop Entertainment (Nse) ; Studiocanal UK

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States June 27, 2012

Released in United States on Video December 4, 2012

Limited Release in United States June 27, 2012

Released in United States on Video December 4, 2012

Released in United States 2011 (U.S. Dramatic Competition)

Released in United States 2012 (Gala)

Released in United States 2011

Released in United States 2012

Released in United States 2012 (New American Cinema)