A world of chaos and knowing your place in it

This extraordinarily imaginative and daring film won not only the Caméra d’Or for Best First Feature in Cannes this year, it also got the endorsement of the International Critics’ Prize.

Set in the bayous of Louisiana, about as far south as you can go in the United States, the Bathtub is where the people live a precarious existence, exposed to the might of the sea and the weather. Young Hushpuppy (Wallis) lives in a dump of a place adjacent to her father, Wink (Henry). Her