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Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle Of Dogs’ To Open The Berlinale

Wes Anderson’s second stop-motion work ‘Isle of Dogs’ has been announced as the Opening Film at this years’ Berlinale. The eagerly awaited follow-up to ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ sees the acclaimed director revisiting the wold of animation, in which he already delivered the classic ‘The Legendary Mr. Fox.’

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a dystopian tale set in a future Japan in which dogs have been quarantined on an island due to “canine flu”, it follows five local dogs trying to protect a twelve year-old boy named Atari, who goes to the island to search for his dog and will fight against the machinations of a corrupt Mayor. The film’s impressive vocal cast features Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Ken Watanabe, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, F. Murray Abraham, Yoko Ono, Harvey Keitel and Frank Wood, among many others.

Anderson’s work has been regularly showcased in Berlin, his former film ‘The Great Budapest Hotel’ was also the opener of the 2014 edition, winning the Silver Bear. Read the rest of this entry »

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