Set on an island off the coast of New England in the 1960s, Moonrise Kingdom follows a young boy and girl falling in love. When 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. Bruce Willis plays the town sheriff; two-time Academy Award nominee Edward Norton is cast as a camp leader; Academy Award nominee Bill Murray and Academy Award winner Frances McDormand portray the young girl's parents; the cast also includes Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton and Jason Schwartzman. The young boy and girl are played by Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward.
DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.;Special features: A look inside Moonrise kingdom;Welcome to the Island of New Penzance;set tour with Bill Murray.;Director of photography, Robert D. Yeoman;editor, Andrew Weisblum;music, Alexandre Desplat.;Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Jason Schwarzman, Harvey Keitel.;Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, 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's brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community's turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.;MPAA rating: PG-13;for sexual content and smoking.;DVD;NTSC, region 1;anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1);English Dolby digital 5.1 surround, English DVS Dolby digital 2.0 stereo, French European and Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 surround;described video.;English, Spanish, or French dialogue with optional English descriptive video servce and optional Spanish or French subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing,
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Contributor Bio: Anderson, Wes
Wes Anderson is the director and co-writer, along with Owen Wilson, of "Bottle Rocket "and "Rushmore".
Contributor Bio: Murray, Bill
Bill Murray first ventured outside the United States to Montreal in 1980. Since then he's traveled to over a hundred countries and territories from Albania to Zimbabwe, most of them with his wife Mirja. They've taken three round-the-world trips. Mirja and Bill maintain the photo web site EarthPhotos.com. They live on a horse farm in the southern Appalachian mountains of Georgia, USA.
Contributor Bio: McDormand, Frances
Sylvia Plath(1932-1963) began publishing poems and stories as a teenager and had laready won several poetry prizes by the time she entered Smith College in 1950. In 1955 she won a Fulbright Scholar in Cambridge University, where she met Ted Hughes, whom she married in 1956. Plath was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1982 for her Collected Poems.
Contributor Bio: Swinton, Tilda
Tilda Swinton is an Academy Award-winning actress whose film debut in Derek Jarman's Caravaggio marked the beginning of a close association with the director. She lives in Scotland.
Contributor Bio: Balaban, Bob
Bob Balaban is the author of the McGrowl series and the Creature from the Seventh Grade series. He has appeared in nearly one hundred movies, including Midnight Cowboy, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Waiting for Guffman, and Moonrise Kingdom. He has been nominated for an Oscar, a Tony, four Emmys, a Producers Guild Award, two Directors Guild Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, one of which he won for his appearance in Gosford Park, a film he also produced. A Chicago native, Bob now lives in Bridgehampton, NY.