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Wes Anderson, An Editorial Homage

The French Dispatch


The latest film of Wes Anderson (Houston, 1969) pays a unique tribute to the golden years of independent journalism, and in particular to The New Yorker, of which the Anderson is a self-declared fan since his teens. Set in the newsroom of an American journal, located in a fictitious site of 20th-century France, The French Dispatch analyzes the latest issue of the magazine, an obituary after the death of its director. The recognizable features of the filmmaker’s oeuvre – pastel colors, symmetry, and the carefully designed scenographies – pervade this collection of unusual stories, whose characters reminisce some of the most famous writers of the magazine...[+]

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