The French Dispatch
From the visionary mind of Academy Award® nominee Wes Anderson, The French Dispatch brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city. On the occasion of the death of its beloved Kansas-born editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., the staff of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, 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.
Directed ByWes Anderson
CastFrances McDormand, Timothéé Chalamet, Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Edward Norton, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Benicio del Toro, Fisher Stevens