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    Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by GingerCoffee, Mar 5, 2013.

    Fascinating story, just wondered what other people thought.

    (I tried to find a current thread so forgive me if there was one I missed.)
     
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    Loved it. I thought Quvenzhané Wallis was fantastic and fully deserved that oscar nomination. I haven't read the book, but the adaptation was fantastic.
     
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    It was interesting. It meandered a bit after the storm, and the story wasn't solid, but in the end it was worth the effort.
     
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    Yeah, I thought the kids swimming off to cross the impossible barrier was good, but I didn't quite get the meaning of the whore house.

    I really liked the very end, it made the story mythical.
     
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    In a nutshell: the floating brothel is the afterlife where Hushpuppy's mother can be found. That's mixed with the mythology of the ferryman taking the dead across the river styx. She's not necessarily dead, but Hushpuppy is coming to terms with the loss of her mother so she can move on and face her fears.

    At least I think so...
     
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    That makes perfect sense. Thanks.
     

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