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.

Watch Part 1 of our behind-the-scenes look at Beasts of the Southern Wild: youtu.be/7OUM1Yy6glM

Part 2: youtu.be/SfizhwROOf4
Part 3: youtu.be/75n5Aj9H73E

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