New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 20 2018
Isle of Dogs is a 2018 stop-motion animated film written, produced, and directed by Wes Anderson. Set in a dystopian near-future Japan, the film follows a young boy who goes in search of his dog after the whole species is banished to an island due to an illness outbreak. The film's large ensemble voice cast includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Courtney B. Vance, Fisher Stevens, Harvey Keitel, Liev Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, F. Murray Abraham, Frank Wood and Yoko Ono. Isle of Dogs is produced by Indian Paintbrush and Anderson's own production company, American Empirical Pictures. The film opened the 68th Berlin International Film Festival, where Anderson was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Director, and was given a limited release in the United States on March 23, 2018, by Fox Searchlight Pictures; a wide release is set for April 13, 2018.
Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.
Isle of Dogs
Directed by Wes Anderso Produced by Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawso Screenplay by Wes Anderso Story by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura
Starring Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Kunichi Nomura, Ken Watanabe, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Fisher Stevens, Nijiro Murakami, Harvey Keitel, Koyu Rankin, Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Akira Ito, Akira Takayama, F. Murray Abraham,Yojiro Noda, Mari Natsuki, Yoko Ono, Frank Wood
Narrated by Courtney B. Vance
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography : Tristan Oliver
Edited by Ralph Foster, Edward Bursch
Production company : Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures
Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release date : February 15, 2018 (Berlinale), March 23, 2018 (United States)
Running time : 101 minutes
Country : United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Language : English, Japanese