THE FRENCH DISPATCH
Narrative Feature | 107 minutes

This film played at HIFF 2021
on 10/11/2021 and 10/13/2021
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Directed by
Wes Anderson

Produced by
Wes Anderson
Steven Rales
Jeremy Dawson

Executive Produced by
Roman Coppola
Henning Molfenter
Christoph Fisser
Charlie Woebcken

Written by
Wes Anderson

Story by:
Wes Anderson
Roman Coppola
Hugo Guinness
Jason Schwartzman

Featuring
Benicio Del Toro
Bob Balaban
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
Henry Winkler


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2021 | English/French | USA

CLOSING NIGHT FILM

Wes Anderson’s (THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL) latest escape into color palettes and quirk revels in the 1920s expatriate life in France while turning an eye to the world of journalism with his signature impeccable style and flair. Bringing to life the stories published within the expatriates’ magazine is a star-studded cast, including Frances McDormand, Willem Dafoe, Timothée Chalamet, Tilda Swinton, Saoirse Ronan, Bob Balaban, Owen Wilson and long time Anderson collaborator Bill Murray. A magnificent world rigorously analyzed and perfected to its core, THE FRENCH DISPATCH will be celebrated by diehard fans and first time viewers alike.