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The French Dispatch Featurette Explores Wes Anderson's Love Letter to Journalists

The French Dispatch Featurette Explores Wes Anderson's Love Letter to Journalists

Wes Anderson has surrounded himself with an incomparable cast of A-listers to help him trumpet his adoration of the outlier journalists passionately creating their art in far flung places and returning with tales found in publications like 'The New Yorker.' He presents us with The French Dispatch. This week Anderson sat down with the help of his cast to give us an introduction to his homage, that's, "3 things- anthology, 'The New Yorker,' and a French movie."

The take on the Wes Anderson film from the actors themselves displays their immersion into Andersonland, and show their unique perspectives on their characters. Anderson freely acknowledges that the film might need a bit of exposition saying, "The story is not easy to explain, (It's about an) American journalist based in France (who) creates his magazine. It is more a portrait of this man, of this journalist who fights to write what he wants to write.

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