Because this is a Wes Anderson film, you know Bill Murray will appear in it. More so than any of his previous films, Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom provides an exceedingly lovely place to which one might escape, a visually replete world that resounds with an impeccably chosen soundtrack.
Advertisement Sam Jared Gilman is an orphan, solemn behind oversized eyeglasses, an expert in scouting.Wes Anderson has shown the ability to create little more than variations on the same theme. But really, the record has essentially come from good old Uncle Wes. There are buildings, a boat and a stylized bus stop all neatly labelled. Can a film be ironic even if its characters are sincere, and vice versa? Why or why not? Next year they will be too old for such irresponsibility. A note of resignation is found on Sam's cot and a hole cut into the side of his Troop 55 tent, covered by a map. Meanwhile, the adult world has launched a worried search for them. Even more commendable is the overall look of Moonrise Kingdom. When the average looking girl in the blue costume begins to explain just what sort of avian creature everyone at the makeup table represents, Sam interrupts her and points at the girl and straight at the camera in the middle, "No, what kind of bird are YOU? This is true not only in a visual sense but in the frank exchanges the two have, which demonstrate a self-awareness that many adults do not possess. They might be but two, but our young lovers have rage to spare. On this island no one seems to live except for those involved in the story. Ultimately, there's little interest shown in creating real characters, especially among the adults in Moonrise Kingdom.
Cinematic mise en scene encompasses both the staging of the action and the way it's photographed. The projections of adults, filmmaker and audience alike, who have had their ideals curdled by life experience and long to go back and get it all right, return to a time when anything seemed possible.
The generally glum adults in Moonrise Kingdom.
We don't feel they're kidding. It is not incidental. Art by Rayden Salinas. Tweet Wes Anderson 's mind must be an exciting place for a story idea to be born. Bean outlet impeccably adjusted to period, of course.
The visual elements of Moonrise Kingdom are very stylized and distinctive and reflect Anderson's auteurship.
Color Palette: A limited number of specific colors used or emphasized throughout the film to subtly communicate various aspects of character and story to the viewer. The relatively lightweight 16mm cameras offered more mobility for the the island exteriors and remote settings.