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Top 100 Most Anticipated American Indie Films of 2018: #10. Benh Zeitlin’s Wendy


A long awaited follow up sophomore film, Benh Zeitlin has been keeping busy as of last in composing the music for Jonas Carpignano’s Mediterranea and Viktor Jakovleski’s Brimstone & Glory. Wendy will certainly belong to the micro world and landscape anarchy a la Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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First-timers Devin France, Yashua Mack, Gage Naquin, Gavin Naquin and Romyri Ross star in a story about a young girl who is kidnapped and taken to a hidden ecosystem where a tribal war is raging over a form of pollen that breaks the relationship between aging and time. The most secretive project put together since A Ghost Story, we can’t wait to see marketing materials and find out deets about the production.

Release Date/Prediction: Cannes might welcome back the filmmaker — Beasts of the Southern Wild was showcased there.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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