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The French Dispatch (2021)

Opens on October 31

Director: Wes Anderson Run Time: 108 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Adrien Brody, Benicio del Toro, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright

Country: Germany, United States
Language: English, French

About the film:

Nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

“A welcome salute to storytelling as a way to make sense of the world”

Eric Kohn for IndieWire

About the filmmaker:

Writer-director Wes Anderson is a true modern day auteur known for his detailed visual and narrative style. He wrote his first stage plays at the age of eight and studied philosophy at the University of Texas. Nominated for seven Academy Awards and a regular at major festivals around the world, his unique projects have been a major influence in independent film. HIs features include Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel, as well as the stop-motion animation hits Fantastic Mr. Fox and Isle of Dogs.

The French Dispatch is his tenth feature film.

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