Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ is a fantastical picture-book preteen romance
Wes Anderson’s latest film, “Moonrise Kingdom,” has the vivid but fantastical look of a picture book about preteen romance, what he described as “a memory of a fantasy.”
LOS ANGELES — When Wes Anderson tells a story set in a ramshackle, gypsy cab-populated Manhattan or a Texas prep school or a verdant island off the coast of New England, the director paints from memory, creating worlds that might not look realistic but feel emotionally honest.
His latest film, “Moonrise Kingdom,” has the vivid but fantastical look of a picture book about preteen romance, what he described as “a memory of a fantasy.”
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