Moonrise Kingdom

May. 16,2012
Rating:
7.6
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Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

Bruce Willis as  Captain Sharp
Edward Norton as  Scout Master Ward
Jared Gilman as  Sam Shakusky
Kara Hayward as  Suzy Bishop
Bill Murray as  Mr. Bishop
Frances McDormand as  Mrs. Bishop
Bob Balaban as  The Narrator
Tilda Swinton as  Social Services
Harvey Keitel as  Commander Pierce
Lucas Hedges as  Redford
new england
first love
eye patch
search party
devastation
pen pal
handkerchief
child smoking
small town sheriff
the color red
the color blue
boy scouts
sand dancing
meet cute
boy scouts leader
pipe smoking
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Reviews

Todd McCarthy
2018/03/09

As in Fantastic Mr. Fox, Anderson is able to express sincere personal connection and compatibility while employing a highly artificial style.

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Peter Howell
2018/03/09

A literate, knowing and sweet-hearted reverie about adolescence, that strange gap between childhood and adulthood. It s beautifully rendered by a filmmaker very much in touch with his inner rebel kid.

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Peter Debruge
2018/03/09

Moonrise Kingdom represents a sort of non-magical Neverland -- that momentous instant when the world can seem so small and a naive crush can feel all-consuming.

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Richard Corliss
2018/03/09

Cheers for a Cannes director who has infused his technical mastery with radiant life. In the Museum of the World of Wes Anderson, the dolls are dancing.

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Dave Calhoun
2018/03/09

Its childishness, sense of innocence and eye for fun all make it a very easy film to love.

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Eric D. Snider
2018/03/09

Terrific work by an enviably talented filmmaker, with a wistful poignance that will stick with you.

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Mike D Angelo
2018/03/09

If you hate Wes Anderson, this movie won t change your mind, but believers should be enchanted.

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David Edelstein
2018/03/09

It left me bemused instead of moved, but true Andersonites will likely float away in a state of nirvana.

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Christy Lemire
2018/03/09

If you love Wes Anderson, you ll love this: The best of what he can do is vibrantly on display.

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Glenn Kenny
2018/03/09

It s an extraordinary thing, from start to finish.

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