Auditioning for the part at age five, Quvenzhané Wallis captured the hearts of the filmmakers, becoming the film's protagonist, Hushpuppy.

Wallis, now up for up Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards, is the youngest-ever nominee in the category.

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