Wes Anderson

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Credits


WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Moonrise Kingdom


Synopsis


Moonrise Kingdom is the new movie directed by two-time Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Rushmore). 

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way.

 


BIOGRAPHY


WES ANDERSON was born in Houston, Texas and attended college at the University of Texas at Austin. His other films include Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited, the short film Hotel Chevalier, and the animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox.

ALSO NOMINATED FOR: Best Feature / Best Screenplay