The French Dispatch


The French Dispatch
The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

108 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Nudity, Violence).
Comedy, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

Showtimes

I should have worn my fish-nets...
I should have worn my fish-nets...

Credits

Cast
Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright
Director
Wes Anderson
ScreenplayWes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Hugo Guinness, Jason Schwartzman
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyRobert D. Yeoman
EditingAndrew Weisblum
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorFilmfinity
Made in2021
Produced byAmerican Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy, drama, romance
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone (sic)
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: Restricted Rated R for graphic nudity, some sexual references and language
Runtime108
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

15: Suitable for 15 years and olderStrong language, Nudity
Runtime108
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
0
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
3
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
56 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
226 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA loving ode to the spirit of journalism, The French Dispatch will be most enjoyed by fans of Wes Anderson’s meticulously arranged aesthetic.
15
CommonSenseMedia
Sandie Angulo Chen quote iconNostalgic tribute to expat writers has nudity, language.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
23 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
250+ users
15
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
16
IMDB
13562 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
15

Average .. 72%

14

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