Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Random movie review: Moonrise Kingdom

This movie is made by American director Wes Anderson with movies such as The Royal Tenenbaums (2001),  and The Darjeeling Limited (2007).

Set in the idyllic New England called New Penzance in 1965, it tells the story of 12 year old Sam Shakusky who in khaki scout but is an outcast among his fellow khaki scout mates. Meanwhile Suzy Bishop lives with her attorney parents on the island as well. Sam and Suzy met the previous summer during a church theater performance. After that, they decided to stay friends by writing to each other for more than a year. During those time that they wrote letters to each other, they decided to run away, thus, creates chaos and a frantic search for them in the island itself.

The movie is a throwback to the era. The  film is centers a very simple premise of young love and the challenges face by them. In between dialogues and quirky scenes makes this film a fun movie to watch.

Movie rating; 8.0/10.0

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