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The French Dispatch


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A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine".

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Status: post production
Status Updated: 12 Mar 2019

Cast

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Lucinda Krementz
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Zeffirelli
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Herbsaint Sazerac
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J. K. L. Berensen
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Simone
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Julian Cadazio
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Arthur Howitzer Jr.
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Boris Schommers
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Moses Rosenthaler
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Legal Advisor
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Hermes Jones
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Roebuck Wright
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Story Editor
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Main Splatter School Girl Friend
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Upshur Clampette
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Proof Reader
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Lieutenant Nescafier
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Cadet 1
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Cheery Writer
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Juliette
Maud Druine
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Robouchon
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Cadet Vaugirard
Nicholas Croucher ...
Cadet 2
Nicolas Avinée
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Gabriel (as Ryan)
Alexandre Steiger ...
Bearded Doctor
Mohamed Belhadjine ...
Mitch Mitch
Winsen Ait Hellal ...
Gigi
Ilona Petiet

Directed by

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Wes Anderson

Written by

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Wes Anderson ... (screenplay by)
 
Wes Anderson ... (story)
 
Jason Schwartzman ... (story)
 
Roman Coppola ... (story)
 
Hugo Guinness ... (story)

Produced by

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Ben Adler ... associate producer
Wes Anderson ... producer
Roman Coppola ... executive producer
Jeremy Dawson ... producer
Christoph Fisser ... executive producer
Henning Molfenter ... executive producer
Octavia Peissel ... co-producer
Steven Rales ... producer
Scott Rudin ... executive producer
Charlie Woebcken ... executive producer

Music by

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Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography by

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Robert D. Yeoman

Film Editing by

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Andrew Weisblum

Editorial Department

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Anthony Bellisario ... VFX Editor
Joanna Burt ... Digital Intermediate Producer
Jake Davies ... digital intermediate conform editor
Heidi Freeman ... assistant editor
Olivier Girard ... digital dailies colorist / digital dailies supervisor
Abbie Hawkins ... Second Assistant Editor
Thomas Lane ... first assistant editor
Kate McCoid ... assistant vfx editor
Adam Mears ... Digital Intermediate Operator
Paschalla Sharpe ... assistant editor
Gareth Spensley ... digital intermediate colourist
Gareth Thomas ... digital intermediate operator
Romain Kedochim ... avid technician (uncredited)

Casting By

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Douglas Aibel
Antoinette Boulat

Production Design by

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Adam Stockhausen

Art Direction by

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Matthieu Beutter
Loïc Chavanon
Stéphane Cressend ... supervising art director
Kevin Timon Hill

Set Decoration by

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Rena DeAngelo
Hélène Dubreuil ... assistant set decorator

Costume Design by

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Milena Canonero

Makeup Department

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Maya Benamer ... makeup artist
Anne Bochon ... additional hair stylist
Véronique Boslé ... hair stylist
Aurélie Bouchet ... makeup artist
Cécile Bouillet ... hair stylist
Alexandra Bredin ... hair stylist
Christophe Chevallier ... hair stylist
Romaric Colombini ... hair supervisor: crowd
Teo Del Frate ... hair stylist
Odile Fourquin ... makeup artist
Frances Hannon ... makeup designer / prosthetic makeup designer
Géraldine Lemaire ... hair stylist
Chris Lyons ... special effects teeth
Orance Manon ... hair trainee / makeup trainee
Sian Miller ... key hair stylist / key makeup artist / key prosthetic makeup artist
Sandrine Monnerie ... additional makeup artist
Frédérique Ney ... makeup artist
Caroline Pestel ... additional hair stylist
Emmanuelle Pombet ... makeup artist
Sébastien Quinet ... hair stylist
Fabienne Robineau ... hair supervisor / makeup supervisor
Alex Rouse ... wigmaker
Morgane Salou ... hair stylist
Laura Solari ... hair supervisor: crowd / makeup supervisor: crowd
Estelle Tolstoukine ... key hair stylist
Hue Lan Van Duc ... makeup artist: dailies

Production Management

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Frédéric Blum ... production manager
Gisela Evert ... post-production supervisor
Mathilda Gesson ... assistant location manager
Bertrand Girard ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Alistair Artault ... first assistant director: 2nd unit
Tussy Facchin ... crowd second assistant director
Andrea Hachuel ... second second assistant director
Aaron Hartley ... second assistant director
Ben Howard ... first assistant director
Sylvain Jouannet ... second assistant director
Samuel Payen ... production assistant
Emeline Robbes ... Assistant director PA
Martin Scali ... second unit director
Charlie Vaughan ... key second assistant director

Art Department

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Arnaud Ahier ... carpenter tracer
Stanislas Akomatsri ... painter
Bertrand Alberge ... propmaker
Ishbel Amyatt-Leir ... graphic design assistant
Jan Andersen ... props buyer
Stephanie Angrand ... second assistant
Joelle Aoun ... Set Designer JR
Annie Atkins ... graphic designer
Vincent Audouin ... sign painter
Javi Aznarez ... illustrator
Edith Baudrand ... painter
Roman Berger ... standby carpenter
Jérôme Billa ... assistant property master
Léa Blanchard ... graphic design assistant
Pascal Blanchet ... graphic designer
Damien Boissier ... storeman
Léopold Bossuet ... swing gang
Lucile Bossuet-Jacquet ... set dec runner
Martin Boutilié ... head carpenter
Marie Breger ... patina painter
Mathias Canard ... set dresser
Pascal Chevé ... plaster department head
Jay Clarke ... storyboard artist
Dominique Coste ... props buyer
Arnaud Courteix ... set dresser
François-Louis Delfolie ... tapestry
Holger Delfs ... modeller miniature unit
Carine Demongueres ... set designer
Tiphaine Deshayes ... props buyer
Erica Dorn ... lead graphic designer
Tilly Erwan ... carpenter
Pauline Faisant ... sculptor
Garance Fligny ... utility painter
Alex Friedrich ... senior modeller: miniature unit
Eckart Friz ... property master
Lucile Gauvain ... graphic designer
Fabien Georges ... painter
Victor Georgiev ... concept artist
Nicolo Giacomin ... sign painter
Steph Guerreau ... chief carpenter
Jannick Guillou ... graphic designer
Mathieu Hennion ... textile painted ennoblisher
Benoît Herlin ... stand-by props
Yannick Heuveline ... carpenter
Bastien Hulot ... painter
Hélène Imbert ... Head painter
Susanna Jerger ... modeller: miniature unit
Clément Jolivet ... graphic designer
Sandro Kopp ... Rosenthaler Paintings by
Naelle Lamothe ... art department assistant
Kiowa Le Clec'h ... Runner Art department
Laurent Le Corre ... upholstery
Elsa Le Guichard ... tapissière en décor
Alice Leconte ... assistant art director
Catherine Little ... stand-by painter
Emmanuel Marthon ... patina painter
Cédric Maserati ... set dresser
Navarro Matthias ... carpenter
Philippe Meynard ... Head Painter
François Morel ... sign painter
Christine Mouchard ... Art Dept Coordinator
Alison Naudin ... painter
Géraldine Nicolo ... set decoration buyer
Louise Pichon ... Assistant Set Decorator
Nadja Safvat ... junior modeller: miniature unit
Cindy Schnitter ... modeller: miniature unit
Till Sennhenn ... stand-by props
Najib Sobhi ... patina painter
Carl Sprague ... Concept Artist
Manon Suter ... painter
Octavio Tapia ... Key On-set Dresser
Flavia Tassin ... painter
Daniel Tiller ... Concept Artist
Tina Trottin ... assistant property master
Christine Vincent-Genod ... set designer
Jérôme Wargnier ... Set Dec Buyer
Lucy Weisse ... junior modeller: miniature unit
Simon Weisse ... miniature unit supervisor
Robert Wiesner ... modeller: miniature unit
Anthony Zitouni ... Painter

Sound Department

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Danielle Adams ... mix technician
Steve Baine ... foley artist
Craig Berkey ... re-recording mixer
Jack Cheetham ... sound mix technician
Gábor Császár ... adr recordist
Susan Dawes ... dialogue editor
Gina Gyles ... foley assistant
Wayne Lemmer ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Damien Luquet ... boom operator
Carson X. MacDonald ... cable person: second unit
Michael Miller ... original dialogue mixer
Jean-Paul Mugel ... sound
Peter Persaud ... foley mixer
Kobi Quist ... sound mix technician
Andrew Rice ... adr mixer
Christopher Scarabosio ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Roberto DiCamillo ... buyer sfx
Philippe Hubin ... special effects consultant
Jean-Christophe Magnaud ... special effects supervisor
Vincent Magnaud ... special effects technician
Guy Monbillard ... senior special effects technician
Thibaut Peschard ... special effect buyer

Visual Effects by

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Lukas Abraham ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Eri Adachi ... digital compositor: Union Visual Effects
Nahuel Alvarez Levalle ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Lucy Appleby ... visual effects line producer: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Katrina Barton ... visual effects production manager
Kris Bieringa ... systems administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Carlos Bohga ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Julia Boldt ... office management: RISE Visual Effects Studios
George Bootman ... visual effects coordinator
Dominique Breyvogel ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Alex Budulan ... visual effects artist
Cristiano Cesolari ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Mirela Costache ... hr manager: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Simona De Angelis ... visual effects coordinator / visual effects coordinator: post-production
Eleni Demi ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Damien di Toro ... visual effects editor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Marian Dobrunz ... hr manager: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Laura El Alam ... assistant vfx editor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Charlie H. Ellis ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Sebastian Elsner ... pipeline td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Michele Fabbro ... senior effects technical director: UNIONVFX
Tiago Faria ... digital artist
Elisa Mar Ferre ... digital compositor
Wendy Garfinkle ... visual effects producer
Florian Gellinger ... Executive VFX Producer: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Ruben Gloria ... visual effects producer
Erdem Gonulay ... digital compositor
Jacob Green ... visual effects artist
Julian Grumer ... digital compositor / digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Alexander Ha ... visual effects artist
Robin Hinch ... visual effects editor: Union VFX
Martin Hobbs ... visual effects executive producer: goodbye kansas
Kolja Huebschmann ... pipeline td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Chris Huland ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Isabella Ippolito ... Render Wrangler/TD
Quiben Jack ... visual effects editor
Vicki Juhasz ... digital compositor
Stefan Jähner ... pipeline td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Dag Kjetsa ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Felix Knoche ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Lev Kolobov ... consulting visual effects supervisor
Jari Koski ... systems administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Fredrik Mannerfelt ... digital compositor: Goodbye Kansas Studios
Evelyn Minango ... visual effects editor
Delaram Mirnaghibi ... roto artist
Tom Mortelette ... compositor
Eva Mularonek ... visual effects coordinator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Mary Mullan ... digital compositor
Dennis Niko ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jonathan Nordlöf ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Paul O'Hara ... Visual effects line producer
Simon Ohler ... pipeline td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Matilda Olsson ... visual effects producer: Goodbye Kansas Studios
Pär Olsson ... visual effects artist
Menelaos Pampoukidis ... digital compositor (as Menelaos Paboukidis)
Steve Parsons ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Stuart Partridge ... senior compositor
Guillermo Paz ... mattepainting artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Mark Pinheiro ... In-house VFX Vendor
Eric Ravenstein ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Leslie Renaud ... compositing supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jana Rexhausen ... systems administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Caroline Rowlands ... visual effects editor
Matthias Schiemann ... matchmove artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Erik Schneider ... visual effects supervisor (RISE Visual Effects Studios)
Paul Schweizer ... pipeline td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jérémie Sebban ... systems administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Zsolt Sebok ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Cristina Serreli ... compositor
Vico Sharabani ... visual effects supervisor
Gillian Simpson ... digital compositor
Romain Sontag ... matchmove artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Hannah Sornay ... digital compositor
Noga Alon Stein ... visual effects producer Union
Jonathan Taylor ... visual effects editor
Connor Tong ... Prep Artist/Compositor: Union VFX
Andrija Trickovic ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Nicolas Valente ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Johannes Vogt-Reimuth ... systems administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Ba Linh Vu ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Lars Wallund ... digital compositor: Goodbye Kansas Studios
Jonathan Jean-Marie Wannyn ... visual effects artist
Jonathan Weber ... visual effects supervisor (RISE Visual Effects Studios)
Matthias Winkler ... cg supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Wunna Winter ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Lewis Wright ... digital compositor
Nicholas Zissimos ... lead compositor

Stunts

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Maxime Demba ... stunt performer
Dominique Fouassier ... stunt coordinator
Sébastien Fouassier ... assistant stunt coordinator
Anthony Fouillet ... stunt performer
Jérôme Gaspard ... stunt double: Adrien Brody
Melissa Humler ... stunt performer
Richard Zannini ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Andy Achard ... rigging grip
Stéphane Afchain ... key rigging grip
Sepehr Azadi ... second assistant: second unit
Sylvain Bardoux ... best boy rigging grip
Simon Chanvillard ... electrician
Antoine Charveriat ... additional second assistant camera
Patrick Chizallet ... grip
Franck Chron ... rigging grip
Roger Do Minh ... still photographer
Arthur Ehret ... grip
Margaux Escourolle ... third assistant camera
Toby Farrar ... gaffer: stop motion unit
Courtney Fehsenfeld ... camera trainee
Eric Fontenelle ... additional grip
Gregory Fromentin ... gaffer
Pascal Ghristi ... grip
Antoine Guichard ... electrician
Nicolas Kiechel ... grip
Patrick L. Kornegay ... Set Stills Processing
Camille Le Mercier ... additional third assistant camera
Pascal Lombardo ... rigging gaffer
Jeremy Mauroy ... additional first assistant camera
Just-Aurèle Meissonnier ... first assistant camera: B camera/second unit
Laurent Mengolli ... grip
Guillaume Mondin ... rigging grip
Tristan Oliver ... stop motion director of photography
Lara Perrotte ... central loader
Edgar Raclot ... rigging grip
René-Pierre Rouaux ... additional first assistant camera: second unit
Sanjay Sami ... Steadicam operator / key grip
Laurent Schepman ... best boy grip
Vincent Scotet ... first assistant camera
Mark Swaffield ... first assistant camera: stop motion unit
Gregoire Thevenot ... additional first assistant camera
Eric Thurot ... groupman
Frédéric Thurot ... electrician
Benjamin Vial ... key grip
Nicolas Voisin ... second assistant camera

Animation Department

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Andy Gent ... model maker

Casting Department

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Marie Cantet ... casting assistant
Amélie Covillard ... extras casting
Deborah Maxwell Dion ... Casting Associate: Los Angeles
Ryan Drake ... casting assistant
Matthew Glasner ... casting associate
Jina Jay ... Casting Director:United Kingdom
Antoine Marc ... extras casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Marine Alise ... seamstress
Fatima Azakkour ... head tailor men
Patrizia Barbera ... crowd costumer
Emmanuelle Bredoux ... tailor
Stefanie Bruhn ... assistant costume designer
Stéphanie Camuzet ... seamstress
Raphaël Chouchan ... costume runner
Patricia Colin ... costume supervisor
Caroline de Tugny ... head ager/dyer
Louise Delage ... crowd dresser
Margot Destrade ... seamstress
Raffaella Fantasia ... assistant costume designer
Elodie Flinois ... seamstress
Elisabetta Frijia ... costume illustrator (as Elisabetta Fria)
Bastian Gouveia ... costume runner
Giampiero Grassi ... head tailor men
Jonathan Lacour ... dresser daily
Chloé Lesueur ... costume set supervisor
Florence Maigrot ... ager/dyer
Charlotte Nguyen ... Costume Coordinator
Karine Niederman ... milliner
Nathalie Paillon ... head tailor women
Marco Piemontese ... assistant costume designer: New York City
Yann Pozzoli ... Costume Assistant Coordinator
Aurelié Schwartz ... seamstress
Pascaline Suty ... key costumer
Eléa Talandier ... crowd dresser
Alexis Vérité ... costumer
Benjamin Tyrrell ... textile artist/screen printing (uncredited)
Robin van Dam ... textile artist assistant (uncredited)

Location Management

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Mathilda Gesson ... assistant location manager
Noël Magis ... location scout
Charles Pautrot ... assistant location manager
Florent Perrin ... assistant location manager
Emilie Richemont ... assistant location manager
Alexis Sarraf ... location manager
Matthieu Trouvé ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Romain Allender ... composer assistant / music programmer
Ashley Andrew-Jones ... assistant engineer
Robin Baynton ... Score Mixer / music editor
Mark Berrow ... violin
Rachel Bolt ... viola
Fiona Cruickshank ... additional score editor
Meghan Currier ... Music Coordinator
Clifton Harrison ... musician: viola
Stewart Lerman ... music producer
Steve Mair ... musician: double bass
Dorina Markoff-McNulty ... musician
Randall Poster ... music supervisor
Patrick Savage ... musician
Jill Streater ... head of music preparation
Jean-Yves Thibaudet ... piano solo
Allen Walley ... musician: double bass
Bruce White ... Viola
Warren Zielinski ... musician: violin
Michael Elderkin ... additional music preparation (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Vianney Audouin ... production driver
Louise Bordas ... Cast Driver
Carine Boulesteix ... transportation dispatcher
Victoria Bricoune ... Cast Driver
Laurent Brunel ... production driver
Gilles Camy ... picture vehicles supervisor assistant
Cyrille Divry ... production driver
Lorraine Faure ... Cast Driver
Franck Filippelli ... Rushes Driver
Violette Graille ... production driver
Charles Heidet ... picture vehicle supervisor
Lucas Le Maitre ... driver
Alexis Lujan ... Rushes Driver
Alexandre Mazeas ... Rushes Driver
Ludivine Morissonnaud ... production driver
Georges Pagès ... production driver
Gautier Roscoet ... transportation captain
Charles Rousset ... production driver
Raphaël Santarelli ... transportation coordinator
Arnau Segarra Braunstein ... Cast Driver

Additional Crew

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Mehdi Abbaspour ... UK Production Accountant
Shezad Ameeralee ... assistant post production accountant (creditOnly)
Segolene Amice ... production coordinator
Alexis Bonnaud ... Accounting PA
Lucian Boulagnon Houston ... assistant
Stéphane Bourdon ... weapons armorer
Gero Brugmann ... legal counsel: Studio Babelsberg
Matthis Chotard ... lock off
Laurent Chouraqui ... facilities assistant
Louis Colaianni ... Dialect Coach: Bill Murray
Louise Collignon ... facilities assistant
Anthonie Costan Zanon ... facilities PA
Lucca Fletcher ... assistant to the director Wes Anderson
Vincent Fouce ... facilities PA
Brice Francois ... Facilities Manager
Léo Gack ... Assistant: Mr. Anderson
Guillaume Giffard ... facilities assistant
Beatrice Giraud ... financial controller
Stevie Giraud ... facilities assistant
Lewis Humble ... Producer's Assistant
Marc Leroyer ... weapons armorer
Théo Malet ... understudy
Pierre Mesplède ... lock off
Astrid Monarque ... first production accountant
Valentine Picolet ... Accounting PA
Irwin M. Rappaport ... production counsel
Jeanne Roy ... assistant
Guillaume Seeleuthner ... Assistant to Wes Anderson
Clothilde Sergent ... facilities assistant
Christiane Stuetzle ... legal advice
Victoria Teixeira ... Travel Coordinator
Pauline Tingaud ... Accommodation Assistant
Kevin Tranchet ... facilities assistant
Marie Van Wambeke ... payroll accountant
May Ziadé ... producer's assistant
Guy Trevellyan ... directors uk intern/runner (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • La Crónica Francesa (Spain)
  • La Crónica Francesa del Liberty Kansas Evening Sun (Spain)
  • 法兰西特派 (China, Mandarin title)
  • Французский вестник (Russia)
  • ザ・フレンチ・ディスパッチ (Japan, Japanese title)
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Runtime
  • 103 min
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Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The movie was originally thought to be a musical, but Writer, Producer, and Director Wes Anderson denied it before filming began. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Top 10 Movies That Will Blow Your Mind in 2020 (2020). See more »
Soundtracks Bouree Sur Place & Forward (Waltz in C# Minor from Les Sylphides) See more »
Quotes [from trailer]
[Lucinda Krementz pulls a shower curtain back to reveal Zeffirelli in the bathtub with a towel wrapped around his head]
Zeffirelli: [gasps] I'm naked, Ms. Krementz!
Lucinda Krementz: I can see that.
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