Wes Anderson

USA, Germany, 2018 / 105 min / English OV with French subt. / Stop-motion, Adventure, Comedy

Closing Film

The new stop-motion film by Wes Anderson set in Japan. Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his dog. 

Isle of Dogs tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, twelve-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, after the outbreak of “canine flu”, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump by Executive Decree, 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. Berlinale


Sun 04/03 19:00 Kinepolis Kirchberg EN OV with FR subt. Public
Cast & Credits
Frances McDormand, Scarlett Johansson, Greta Gerwig, Bryan Cranston, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Fisher Stevens, Kara Hayward, Harvey Keitel, F. Murray Abraham, Ken Watanabe, Courtney B. Vance, Bob Balaban
Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Kunichi Nomura, Jason Schwartzman
Tristan Oliver
Christopher Scarabosio, Wayne Lemmer
Curt Enderle
Alexandre Desplat
American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Scott Rudin Productions
Studio Babelsberg
20th Century Fox
Tobias Fouracre, Anthony Elworthy, Jason Stalman

Director and screenwriter, Wes Anderson (*1969, Texas) is known for the distinctive visual aesthetic of his quirky tragicomedies peopled by eccentric individuals played by a recurring ensemble of actors, including Luke and Owen Wilson, Bill Murray or Jason Schwartzman. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) earned him his first Oscar nomination for Best Picture and was the basis for an exhibition at the 7th Luxfilmfest. Isle of Dogs (2018) is his second foray into stop-motion animation after Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

  • 2018 – Isle of Dogs
  • 2016 – Come Together: A Fashion Picture in Motion (short)
  • 2014 – The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • 2013 – Castello Cavalcanti (short)
  • 2013 – Prada: Candy (short)
  • 2012 – Moonrise Kingdom
  • 2012 – Moonrise Kingdom: Animated Book Short
  • 2009 – Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • 2007 – Hotel Chevalier (short)
  • 2007 – The Darjeeling Limited
  • 2004 – The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
  • 2001 – The Royal Tenenbaums
  • 1998 – Rushmore
  • 1996 – Bottle Rocket
  • 1994 – Bottle Rocket (short)