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Film: The French Dispatch (15)

A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch magazine.

On the death of its beloved Kansas-born editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., (Bill Murray) the staff of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blase, convenes to write his obituary.

Memories of 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.

Director: Wes Anderson

Screenplay by: Wes Anderson

Produced by: Wes Anderson, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson

Cast: Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson

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  • Friday 5 November • 2pm & 7.30pm
    Wednesday 10 November • 2pm

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  • Running time 108 minutes

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