ISLE OF DOGS
Stop-motion-animated adventure ISLE OF DOGS tells the story of Atari Kobayashi (Koyu Rankin), the 12-year-old ward of corrupt Mayor Kobayashi (Kunichi Nomura.) When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots (Liev Schreiber.) There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire prefecture. Also starring F. Murray Abraham, Bob Balaban, Bud Cort, Bryan Cranston, Greta Gerwig, Jeff Goldblum, Akira Ito, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Yoko Ono, Tilda Swinton, Akira Takayama, Ken Watanabe and Frank Wood.
DIR/SCR/PROD Wes Anderson; SCR Roman Coppola, Kunichi Nomura, Jason Schwartzman; PROD Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales, Scott Rudin. UK/Germany, 2018, color, 101 min. RATED PG-13
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