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ISLE OF DOGS – Film Screening
“Gorgeous…Isle of Dogs is a delight: funny, touching and full of heartfelt warmth and wit…with breathtaking visuals and an uncanny eye for canine behaviour…this is a wonderful world, full of characters in whom we can invest our trust, sympathy and love.”
THE OBSERVER/Mark Kermode
Monday 8 October
Doors at 6:00pm; Film at 6:30pm
Empire, 63-65 Haymarket, SW1Y
Older children are welcome but please note that the film is not suitable for the youngest cinephiles. Thank you.
“Wes Anderson’s stop-motion canine fairy tale -with a timely political subtext- is a triumph of pure imagination.”
ROLLING STONE/Peter Travers
ISLE OF DOGS tells the story of ATARI KOBAYASHI, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. 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. 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.
Fox Searchlight Pictures and Indian Paintbrush present, an American Empirical Picture, ISLE OF DOGS, directed and written by Wes Anderson and story by Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Kunichi Nomura The film stars Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Akira Takayama, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Akira Ito, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, F. Murray Abraham, Yoko Ono, Tilda Swinton, Ken Watanabe, Mari Natsuki, Fisher Stevens, Nijiro Murakami, Liev Schreiber and Courtney B. Vance
The creative team includes producers Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson, director of photography Tristan Oliver, animation director Mark Waring, production designers Adam Stockhausen and Paul Harrod, senior visual effects supervisor Tim Ledbury, head of puppets department Andy Gent, original music by Alexandre Desplat, music supervisor Randall Poster, supervising editor Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E., editors Ralph Foster and Edward Bursch, animation producer Simon Quinn, animation supervisor Tobias Fouracre, lead animators Antony Elworthy, Kim Keukeleire and Jason Stalman, co-producer Octavia Peissel, executive producers Christopher Fisser, Henning Molfenter and Charlie Woebcken, and casting by Douglas Aibel, CSA and Kunichi Nomura.
Running time: 101 minutes
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