The Southern Wild

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Isle de Charles Doucet also known as “The Bath Tub” is a community separated from the levee where people learn to survive with the little or none at all access to the real world objects. Hushpuppy raised by only one parent, her father Wink (Dwight Henry) is loving but in a rough way and is determine to show her how to not only be brave and tough but also how to survive on her own. Fierce six-year-old Hushpuppy (Quvenzhane Wallis) is persistent to save not only her father but the only world she has ever come to know from “busting” more than it has already started to. Due to global warming the ice caps not very far from this island are collapsing and melting causing the bath tub to flood along with animals to die and historical creature to evolve.…show more content…
Hushpuppy talks about children that don’t have any parents have to live in the woods, eat grass, and steal underpants. Which I assume she is referring to those children being poor or homeless which makes me come to the conclusion that they chose to live that way. Therefore, I strongly believe they decided to live that way instead of living in a town or land where authorities exist, that way they have more freedom then most people in the world and rules wouldn’t apply to them. The time period of this movie kind of seems like it is before the common era period, as it shows the historic creatures being free from the ice melting and Hushpuppy stating she is recording her story for the scientist in the future and "In a million years when kids go to school, they gonna know, once there was a Hushpuppy and she lived with her daddy in the Bathtub."
The film had its own unique story and was somewhat inspiring in a strange way, showing even the people that have all the money in the world could not possibly be as joyful and free as the people in the bathtub were. In Hushpuppy's eyes the whole universe was depended on everything fitting together just right. The people in the Isle de Charles Doucet are as tough as can be with pride, friends, freedom and no type of standards to live up to, and the only responsibility they had was to learn to survive and protect themselves along with their
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