The first trailer for Beasts of the Southern Wild, the Sundance Grand Jury Dramatic winner, has been revealed in advance of its release this June from Fox Searchlight.

Here’s the synopsis for the film, directed by Benh Zeitlin:

Faced with her father’s fading health and environmental changes that release an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy leaves her Delta-community home in search of her mother.

Watch the trailer below, via Apple:


Beasts of the Southern Wild earned rave reviews out of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in January, winning the coveted Grand Jury award for Drama. Hitting limited theaters in the end of June, the film will first play at the Cannes Film Festival in France later this month. Are you as eager to see this one as we are?

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