By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood August 24, 2012 at 12:37PM
Oprah can't stop gushing about Sundance hit and possible Oscar contender "Beasts of the Southern Wild." She calls the film "emotional," "spiritual magical realism," and "truly a work of art." It's hard to imagine anyone not hearing about Behn Zeitlin's tale of Hushpuppy and the Bathtub, after its Sundance debut, but it's true -- Oprah had to be clued in by the President himself. Watch below.