In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono. Rotten Tomatoes gave this one a 91% rating and their audience gave it an 88%. Really original and FUN! PG-13. 101 Minutes. Tickets $7 for adults, $5 for those under 18.
Isle of Dogs is our fifth Fantastic Film Project film. The Fantastic Film Project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the NYS Council on the Arts with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.