Written July 10, 2012
A small girl tries to make sense of her world, a poverty stricken island off the coast of Louisiana, when she must deal with disaster, sickness, ignorance, squalor and despair. The performances are terrific and the photography is marvelous, but the story itself can be depressing.
Written February 12, 2016
This movie will blow you away with the story line. It is very well written and it's actually one of the 1st movies I have seen in a long time where I would watch it again at the theater. I recommend this to anyone. It will surprise you and melt your heart at the same time.
Written November 29, 2015
I will admit that parts of it left me a little confused, but only for a moment until the captivating your girl drew me back in with her charm! Simply a must see!!
Written November 28, 2015
This movie will make you laugh and cry. It is so moving! Superbly acted! It will grab your interest from the beginning and hold you in it's grasp throughout! I highly reccomend it.
Written January 25, 2015
This is an elegantly shot story that captures a snapshot of life in a fictional, backwoods Louisiana community. Being a gal from Small Town, LA, I can vouch for the characters' authenticity. Beasts is the first depiction of unknown Louisiana culture that highlights the beautiful as much as the ugly. Hushpuppy is an absolute DOLL, and she steals the show with her simultaneously wise and innocent expressions. Do yourself a favor and go see this flick. You'll be transported to another life in another land, and you'll find the imagery nothing less than intoxicating.