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9 Things to Know About Oprah's New Favorite Movie
Beasts of the Southern Wild is unlike any film Oprah has ever seen. Learn more about the movie; then tune in for her interview with the director and the stars of the film August 26 at 11 a.m. ET/PT.
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A Breakout Star Is Born
Five-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis had never acted—and couldn't even read—when she auditioned to play Wink's daughter, Hushpuppy. More than 4,000 girls were up for the part when Quvenzhané (Nazie to friends and family) stepped up for the role she was meant to play. Quvenzhané also helped cast Dwight Henry as her father in the film!
Published on August 20, 2012