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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, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury 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 was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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