Isle of Dogs
Wes Anderson’s new film transports us to Japan to tell the story of Atari, the nephew of a corrupt mayor. When the mayor banishes all dogs from the city of Megasaki, Atari highjacks a plane to Trash Island to find his pet. Joined by a pack of courageous canines, he embarks on a journey that will determine the fate of the region. Through a long line of films including, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Grand Budapest Hotel, Anderson has established himself as one of the most esteemed and original filmmakers in the world. In Isle of Dogs, his second animated film, he creates a lush and exciting world, and continues to develop his unique cinematic language. The film opened the Berlinale Film Festival to critical acclaim.