Directed by Wes Anderson | 101 minutes | Rated PG-13
2019 Academy Award nominee, Best Animated Feature Film.
Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog. Writer and director Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom, Rushmore) uses stop-motion-animation to tell the story of dogs who are quarantined in an island after the outbreak of a canine flu. The boy (voiced by Koyu Rankin) who journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono.
“Wes Anderson’s joyous stop-motion feature looks and sounds like nothing we’ve encountered before, including his previous