The survivors of a flood construct a vessel with the help of a mysterious man. Together, they set out to save their friends and families.
Appears in: Magic & Loss: Coming of Age Onscreen
Other Films by Benh Zeitlin
A deeply felt exploration of race and class in post-Katrina America filtered through the soaring fantasies and downcast reality of a six-year old girl named Hushpuppy and her daddy, Wink. Nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actress (9-year old Quvenzhané Wallis being the youngest person ever nominated …