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Moonrise Kingdom

Release Date: May 25th, 2012

PG-13|1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
The year is 1965, and the residents of New Penzance, an island off the coast of New England, inhabit a community that seems untouched by some of the bad things going on in the rest of the world. Twelve-year-olds Sam (Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hayward) have fallen in love and decide to run away. But a violent storm is approaching the island, forcing a group of quirky adults (Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray) to mobilize a search party and find the youths before calamity strikes.

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Genres: Comedy drama, Romance

Distributor: Focus Features

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  • The top-tier cast, including Tilda Swinton as a character called Social Services, may be star overload, but each actor performs small miracles. show more

  • Beguiling and endearing. show more

  • The usual complaints and caveats about Anderson - he's precious, his characters have no grounding in the real world - can be made about Moonrise Kingdom, but so what? This is his seventh feature, he has been working with a gang of collaborators in front of the camera and behind, and his worldview gets richer, and more revealing, even as the view from his lens gets smaller, closer, almost two-dimensional in its oddball tableaux. show more

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