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The French Dispatch

Wes Anderson, Germany, USA 2021, 108’
Polish premiere
The Eyes of Tammy Faye The Lost Daughter

Wes Anderson pays tribute to the print media, especially The New Yorker, with its legendary writers, metropolitan finesse and spectacular typographic layout. The eponymous The French Dispatch is a fictional magazine, devoted to French intellectual and cultural life, published in the late 1960s by a gallery of brilliant American expats in the town of Ennui-Sur-Blasé in the south of France. Tilda Swinton plays the art critic JKL Berensen, Frances McDormand plays Lucinda Krementz, a writer covering the turbulent student revolution, while also getting into an affair with its young leader Zeffirelli (Timothée Chalamet). Jeffrey Wright appears as an art critic, and Bill Murray as editor-in-chief. There is everything we’ve come to love in films by the director of Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums: precisely composed frames, fantasy at levels aspiring to leading abstract painters, and fabulous roles directed down to a T. But there is also something more - an important message! Anderson shows that storytelling is the only effective way of understanding a chaotic world.

Karolina Pasternak

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson is an American director, screenwriter, film producer and actor, known for his eccentric and unconventional style. He earned his degree in philosophy from the University of Texas, but had been making silent films with his father's Super 8 camera, starring his brothers and friends, since he was a child. He turned 52 in May. He has been nominated for an Oscar seven times, and is a winner of the British Academy Film Award, as well as the Silver Bear and Grand Prix at the Berlin Film Festival.


1996 Trzech facetów z Teksasu / Bottle Rocket

1998 Rushmore

2001 Genialny klan / The Royal Tenenbaums

2004 Podwodne życie ze Steve’em Zissou / The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

2007 Pociąg do Darjeeling / The Darjeeling Limited

2009 Fantastyczny pan Lis / Fantastic Mr. Fox

2012 Kochankowie z Księżyca. Moonrise Kingdom / Moonrise Kingdom

2014 Grand Budapest Hotel / The Grand Budapest Hotel

2018 Wyspa psów / Isle of Dogs

2020 Kurier francuski z Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun / The French Dispatch

Cast & Crew

director Wes Anderson
screenplay Wes Anderson
cinematography Robert Yeoman
editing Andrew Weisblum
music Alexandre Desplat
cast Saoirse Ronan, Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson
producer Wes Andreson, Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales
production Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures
sales Disney
language English, French
coloration colour
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