With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
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Set on an island off the coast of New England in the 1960s, as a young boy and girl fall in love they are moved to run away together. Various factions of the town mobilize to search for them and the town is turned upside down -- which might not be such a bad thing. Written by
The article in the Indian Corn magazine about Commander Pierce (Harvey Kietel) shown towards the beginning of the film has the quote "Are we men, or are we mice?" next to his photo. This is a reference to "Bad Lieutenant" (1992), also starring Kietel, in which he tells his sons similarly, "What are you, men or mice?". See more »
When ending the radio conversation, policeman says, "Over and out". This combination does not exist in standard radio communication protocol where only "out" is used to end the conversation (while "over" indicates passing the voice over to the other side). See more »
It's possible I may wet the bed by the way. Later, I mean.
I wish I didn't have to mention it but just in case. I don't want to make you be offended.
Of course, I won't.
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During the final credits, Alexandre Desplat's music is vocally decomposed, like it was for the piece of classical music during the movie. See more »
I loved this movie! One of Wes Anderson's best - up there with Rushmore and Fantastic Mr Fox. Top reasons to see this movie:
The love story between the quirky dark characters was so sweet. The casting for the 2 lead kids was spot on! You can take kids to this movie. They won't get all of the subtle humor but you will. The music and the film setting. The quirkiness of the filming, scenes, and narrator. Everyone in short pants... classic! Bruce Willis is actually good in it. Beautifully shot. You leave the theater with a smile on your face and a tear in your eye. Best movie so far this year.
Anyone who said they did't like it, doesn't get Wes Anderson. If you like his movies, you will love Moonrise Kingdom!
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