There’s a lot going on at The Crandell this weekend. The Isle of Dogs is currently playing, and there is a special Sunday matinee showing of ‘A Fantastic Woman’. Following is some info about the two movies, plus trailers and showtimes.
The Isle of Dogs
In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono.
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements and some violent images)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Directed By: Wes Anderson
Written By: Wes Anderson
Runtime: 101 minutes
Studio: Fox SearchLight
Mon 4/16 thru Wed 4/25, at 7:00pm
2:00pm Sunday Matinee
A Fantastic Woman
Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 20 years older than her, and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina’s birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, suddenly Marina is treated with suspicion. The doctors and Orlando’s family don’t trust her. A woman detective investigates Marina to see if she was involved in his death. Orlando’s ex-wife forbids her from attending the funeral. And to make matters worse, Orlando’s son threatens to throw Marina out of the flat she shared with Orlando. Marina is a trans woman and for most of Orlando’s family, her sexual identity is an aberration, a perversion. So Marina struggles for the right to be herself. She battles the very same forces that she has spent a lifetime fighting just to become the woman she is now – a complex, strong, forthright and fantastic woman.
Rated: R (for language, sexual content, nudity and a disturbing assault.)
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: Sebastián Lelio
Written By: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza
Runtime: 100 minutes
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Sunday 4/22 at 12:00pm
Chatham Film Club Members & Children $6.50
Non Members $7.50
Additional $2.00 fee for 3D
The Crandell Theatre
48 Main Street in the Village of Chatham, NY
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