Quevenzhané Wallis

Here’s Looking at You, Kid: Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild

By Adam Nayman / July 13, 2012

By Adam Nayman A prize winner at both Sundance and Cannes, Beasts of the Southern Wild has made an industry darling of its 29-year old writer-director Benh Zeitlin and a Film Comment cover girl out of its six-year-old star Quevenzhané Wallis. It’s been rubber-stamped in various venues by Manohla Dargis, Scott Foundas and Amy Taubin,…

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