Both actors feature in Wes Anderson’s latest comedy-drama, alongside Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Elisabeth Moss and Benicio Del Toro. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and earned a 9-minute-long standing ovation from the audience.
It was during this ovation that Tilda Swinton embraced fellow cast member, Chalamet – using the opportunity to stick her name card on his back. Variety’s Executive Editor, Ramin Setoodeh, captured the moment on Twitter.
— Ramin Setoodeh (@RaminSetoodeh) July 12, 2021
One cast member unable to attend the premiere was Lea Seydoux, who unfortunately tested positive for Covid-19.
The French Dispatch is an anthology film based on stories published by a French magazine. Described as a “love letter to journalism”, the story follows multiple characters split into three sections.
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