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Isle of Dogs (2018)

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Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Chief (voice)
... Atari (voice)
... Rex (voice)
... King (voice)
... Boss (voice)
... Duke (voice)
Kunichi Nomura ... Mayor Kobayashi (voice)
... Major-Domo (voice)
... Tracy Walker (voice)
... Interpreter Nelson (voice)
... Professor Watanabe (voice)
... Nutmeg (voice)
... Gondo (voice)
... Jupiter (voice)
... Assistant-Scientist Yoko-ono (voice)
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An outbreak of dog flu has spread through the city of Megasaki, Japan, and Mayor Kobayashi has demanded all dogs to be sent to Trash Island. On the island, a young boy named Atari sets out to find his lost dog, Spots, with the help of five other dogs... with many obstacles along the way. Written by Mike202

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images | See all certifications »

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13 April 2018 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,615,269, 25 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$30,743,143, 20 May 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,020,922, 20 May 2018
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At the end of the movie, Anjelica Huston, who is a long time collaborator with Wes Anderson, is credited as the "Mute Poodle." See more »

Goofs

When Rex, Boss, King, and Duke exit the trash compactor, they are shown to be covered in dirt and soot. However, when the shot changes to the point of view of the drone (looking down at the dogs), all four are completely clean. See more »

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[repeated line]
Chief: I bite.
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Credits are in both English and Japanese See more »

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References Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) See more »

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A flash of absorbing and unconventional creativity
22 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

Wes Anderson's the Isle of Dogs is a creatively made, character driven comedy story, with a melancholic and satirical undertone.

The animation, editing and sound design are the main brass here, and are used to great effect to communicate much of the story.

The Isle of Dogs is on the nose about its storytelling, obligatory moments such as flashbacks and story structure are highlighted as to get necessary information communicated as quickly as possible, so the film can get back to living in the moment, exploring its quirky characters and scenery. There is an air of self awareness about the story that, rather than disengaging, is used to draw the viewer more into the inherently ridiculous story. There is an artistry to suspending disbelief, and this is an endlessly creative way to get the audience to do so. To make them aware they're getting conventional information or that certain things are ridiculous plot details, even tropes, and highlighting such details to actually enhance the storytelling rather than distance the viewer. After a point you accept the strange pacing and rapid editing style as part of the universe of this film, and when you do , The Isle of Dogs is an audio-visual experience so cathartic you won't want it to end.


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