PREVIEW: The French Dispatch (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Benicio del Toro (Sicario), Adrien Brody (The Pianist), Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer), Léa Seydoux (No Time to Die), Frances McDormand (Nomadland), Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Lyna Khoudri (Gagarine), Jeffrey Wright (Syriana), Alex Lawther (The Imitation Game), Mathieu Amalric (Sound of Metal), Stephen Park (Fargo), Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Liev Schreiber (Salt), Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man), Edward Norton (Fight Club), Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse), Lois Smith (Lady Bird), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women), Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds), Cécile de France (Hereafter), Guillaume Gallienne (Marie Antoinette), Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore), Rupert Friend (The Death of Stalin), Henry Winkler (Click), Bob Balaban (For Your Consideration), Hippolyte Girardot (House of 9), Anjelica Huston (Crimes and Misdemeanours), Fisher Stevens (Short Circuit), Griffin Dunne (After Hours), Wallace Wolodarsky (The Darjeeling Limited), Mohamed Belhadjine (film debut), Winston Ait Hellal (film debut), Denis Ménochet (Custody), Benjamin Lavernhe (The Sweet Escape), Vincent Macaigne (Age of Panic), Félix Moati (All About Them), Anjelica Bette Fellini (film debut), Jarvis Cocker (Fantastic Mr. Fox), Tony Revolori (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

WHO’ S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel), director, writer, producer; Jeremy Dawson (Moonrise Kingdom) and Steven Rales (Isle of Dogs), producers; Alexandre Desplat (Fantastic Mr. Fox), composer; Robert D. Yeoman (The Darjeeling Limited), cinematographer; Andrew Weisblum (Black Swan), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a twentieth-century French city, an American newspaper called The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun, edited by Arthur Howitzer Jr. (Murray), publishes three separate stories by some of its most prolific journalists…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Wes Anderson is at his most Wes Anderson with this gorgeous and intricate love letter to journalists everywhere, featuring an absolutely packed ensemble cast of Anderson regular like Bill Murray and Owen Wilson, and newcomers like Benicio del Toro and Timothée Chalamet.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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