By Lucy Alibar
Published by Diversion Books
Critical acclaim for “Beasts of the Southern Wild”:
â€œThis movie is a blast of sheer, improbable joy…A lot of thinking has gone into “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” about themes as well as methods, about the significance of the story as well as its shape. And it is certainly rich enough to invite and repay a healthy measure of critical thought. â€
– The New York Times
â€œOne of the most striking films ever to debut at the Sundance Film Festival, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” is a poetic evocation of an endangered way of life and a surging paean to human resilience and self-reliance.â€
â€“ Hollywood Reporter
â€œBrilliant, compelling and powerful, this offbeat look at a part of a world we live in but know nothing about is not going to disappear without at first making a noise.â€
â€“ NY Observer
â€œ… a stunning debut that finds its dandelion-haired heroine fighting rising tides and fantastic creatures in a mythic battle against modernity….likely to register strongest among critics and cineastes.â€
â€œThe sensation of this yearâ€™s Sundance Festival, where it won the top award for dramatic (fiction) film and for cinematography, “Beasts” is the odds-on favorite to take the CamÃ©ra dâ€™Or prize for best Cannes first feature. Expect more hosannas when the movie opens in the U.S. June 27.â€
The Play That Inspired the Movie “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Hushpuppy lives with his Daddy in the rural South. But when Daddy gets sick, the universe starts to fall apart. Hushpuppy is faced with being an orphan, and the end of the known world. Daddy and the brilliant, wild teacher, Miss Bathsheba, work to prepare Hushpuppy and his schoolmates for a life without grownups, a world where they must take care of each other. Tender, funny, and heartbreaking, “Juicy and Delicious” weaves a beautiful tale of loss, survival, and self-discovery.
You can purchase the book online from Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Juicy-Delicious-Inspired-Southern-ebook/dp/B008OKNL6I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345590803&sr=8-1&keywords=juicy+and+delicious.
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