The big winner at Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards will be "Beasts of the Southern Wild," which is predicted to prevail with three of its four bids: Best Picture, Best Director (Benh Zeitlin) and Best Cinematography.
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The fourth bid by "Beast" is for Best Actress and breakout star Quvenzhane Wallis could play spoiler to rival Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook"). Of its four other bids, "Silver Linings" is also expected to win Best Screenplay.
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