Wes Anderson’s ninth feature and second stop motion film takes us to a future Japan, ravaged by dog flu and a Machiavellian mayor. While attempting to rid the city of all disease—and return cats to supremacy—the wrong dog is exiled, sending a 12-year-old to Trash Island in search of his beloved pet.
Anderson’s Boy’s Writing Room:
Roman Coppola: Fan of Godfather’s and Fox’s.
Jason Schwartzman: Actor first, scribing on The Darjeeling Limited, second.
Kunichi Nomura: All Wes, all the time!
The Boy Dogs:
Bryan Cranston as Chief
Edward Norton as Rex
Murray as Boss
Goldblum as Duke
Schreiber as Spots
The Girl Dogs:
Scarlett Johansson as Nutmeg
Anjelica Huston as Mute Poodle
Koya Rankin as Atari (First Film!)
Frances McDormand as Interpreter Nelson
Kunichi Nomura as Mayor Kobayashi
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