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Moonrise Kingdom

(DVD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, 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.
Title: Moonrise kingdom
[videorecording]
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Focus Features : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2012.
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
NTSC
Dolby Digital
digital,optical,stereo,surround,rda
4 3/4 in.
1 videodisc (94 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Bonus features: a look inside Moonrise Kingdom; welcome to the Island of New Penzance; set tour with Bill Murray.
DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.
Summary: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, 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.
Audience: MPAA rating PG-13 sexual content and smoking.
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Statement of Responsibility: Focus Features and Indian Paintbrush present ; an American Empirical picture ; produced by Wes Anderson ... [et al.] ; written by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola ; directed by Wes Anderson
Playtime: 013400
Credits: Director of photography, Robert D. Yeoman ; editor, Andrew Weisblum ; music, Alexandre Desplat.
Performers: Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Jason Schwarzman, Harvey Keitel.
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); English Dolby digital 5.1 surround, English DVS Dolby digital 2.0 stereo, French European and Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 surround; described video.
Other Language: English, Spanish or French dialogue with optional English descriptive video service and optional Spanish or French subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Headings: New England Drama. Runaway children Drama. Preteens Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Coming-of-age films.
Topical Term: Runaway children
Preteens
Publisher No: 62119942
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Aug 30, 2014
  • dickalan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really need to give this movie a second (and third, and fourth, etc.) viewing to give it a proper score, as all Wes Anderson movies slowly reveal themselves to you through time (The Life Aquatic went from a “meh” to one of my fifteen favorite movies of all time in the span of about 3-4 years), but what was clear upon first viewing is that this is one of the most accurate and true depictions of budding-adolescence/not-quite-yet-young-adulthood I’ve ever seen on the screen. The line I keep coming back to is, by Sam to Suzy “I love you, but you don’t know what you’re talking about” in reference to Suzy saying she always wished she was an orphan, like her favorite characters, as their lives are “more special.” Sam and especially Suzy are entering that age where they have to realize their idealized romanticizing of the world isn’t all that relevant or helpful anymore, and even sometimes hurtful and damaging in this new “adult” world they find themselves inevitably hurtling toward, and yet they have to learn to not wholesale discard those parts of themselves, lest they lose themselves wholesale, and instead have to let them remain, but evolve with context and experience. If you forget that part of yourself you become a hardened cynic who will never quite be able to enjoy the tender sweetness’ of life, always looking for the fallout instead of appreciating the apex and the rise to it, and if you let those parts remain but do not constantly attempt to understand and grow them, shape them to fit the new world that reveals itself to you every day, you will become just another childhood trinket unable to connect with your peers, unable to love in the ways we need to be loved as we age, instead choosing to live in the safe bubble of nostalgia and infantilism. It’s a delicate thing us young humans have to do, it’s called “growing up”, and it’s so, so hard to capture on film, and yet, Wes Anderson does, of course.

Aug 30, 2014
  • JDC rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

All style and no real substance. He could of done so much with this, but didn't. Not impressed with the pubescent sexual stuff either. I know kids start early with their exploration, but 12 ? And why kill the dog?

Jun 28, 2014
  • garycornell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This was my first movie by Director Wes Anderson. He takes and all star cast and gives most of them small parts. Yet they all work wonderfully together. Bill Murray as a worried father when his daughter turns up missing is priceless. The script is great and the cast is equally great. A really unique movie that's also very funny.

Apr 04, 2014
  • lilyofthevalley3 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I thoroughly enjoyed this one. It's very funny and quirky. But I don't recommend it for a younger audience due to some content. Perhaps Grade 6 and up.

Mar 24, 2014
  • ashleysears rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really liked this movie, it was a good story, different then a lot of movies out there, every one acted their parts well.

Mar 01, 2014
  • Popsicletoestoo rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Wes Anderson got it right in this one (so missed it in The Life Aquatic). Great quirky little movie that I will watch again some day.

Feb 24, 2014
  • 22950006357453 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

original stylish charming quirky. really good world to be immersed in

Nov 10, 2013
  • Frank60 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Very strange movie with a few interesting features and plot devices. If you have time to see a movie, try something else, unless you really like weird.

Oct 22, 2013
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

For the first 10 minutes I was not sure what I was watching. But as the films progressed I was captivated by the style in which the story was told. And it was a pretty unique style too. Teenage love normally does not interest me but this film is one exception. This is a very enjoyable comedy. The feel-good ending is a bonus.

Sep 20, 2013
  • gpotter rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very quirky. It was odd but I enjoyed it. The acting was very good especially the kids.

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Aug 30, 2014
  • dickalan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

dickalan thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

May 08, 2013
  • cesmomma rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

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Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Walt Bishop (to Scout Master Randy Ward of the Khaki Scouts): "Hold it RIGHT THERE! You're not leaving this island! Our daughter has been abducted by one of these beige lunatics!"

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Dec 12, 2013
  • CraigGraziano rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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