Moonrise Kingdom is a 2012 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson, the romantic story about the young lovers.
The film received critical acclaim and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. It was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.
Moonrise Kingdom “captures the texture of childhood summers, the sense of having a limited amount of time in which to do unlimited things”. The movie also receives critical acclaims, in the average movie received 94% positive reviews.
This movie also becomes the Wes Anderson’s best live fiction movie. This movie was really very nice. Instead, it is perfectly executed, wonderfully acted poignant beauty, with fantastic performances across the board. It was the director’s best work so far and amazingly team work done in the movie.
Moonrise Kingdom is Anderson’s first period piece – a tender love story set in the sepia-soaked sixties of Anderson’s youth that have worked their influence into every one of his movies. Gilman and Hayward are the newcomers in the field but they did the fabulous performances. The film premiered on May 16, 2012, at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, where it screened in competition.
The budget of the movie was $16 million and it hits the box office for $65,044,087. The movie won American Film Institute for two times and also won the Gotham Awards.