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The French Dispatch

  Wes Anderson

  United Kingdom, France, Germany     107 minutes


On the occasion of the death of their beloved editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., staffers of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, convene to write his obituary. Memories of the Kansas-born Howitzer flow into the creation of four stories: a travelogue of the seediest sections of the city itself from The Cycling Reporter; “The Concrete Masterpiece,” about a criminally insane painter, his guard and muse, and his ravenous dealers; “Revisions to a Manifesto,” a chronicle of love and death on the barricades at the height of student revolt; and “The Private Dining Room of the Police Commissioner,” a suspenseful tale of drugs, kidnapping and fine dining. Featuring an all-star cast (Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Bill Murray, and Owen Wilson), The French Dispatch is yet another wondrous and inspired tale from the visionary mind of award-winning filmmaker Wes Anderson.

 English, French 

Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening / Special Event

Wed, Oct 13 @ 7:00pm CDT

at Music Box Theatre

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Film Credits

  •   Wes Anderson, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson
  •   Wes Anderson
  •   Andrew Weisblum, ACE
  •   Adam Stockhausen (Production Designer)
  •   Robert Yeoman, ASC
  •   Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Mathieu Amalric, Christoph Waltz, Adrien Brody, Timothée Chalamet, Stephen Park, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Lyna Khoudri, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Léa Seydoux, Jeffrey Wright, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston
  •   Alexandre Desplat
  •   Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush
  •   https://www.searchlightpictures.com/films/thefrenchdispatch/


Opening Night Patron

Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum