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The French Dispatch | At the Movies


The French Dispatch is the latest quirky feature film by director Wes Anderson with a star-studded cast, including Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Ed Norton, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson. It’s a fictional love letter to journalism. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the romantic comedy drama.

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(Original air-date: 11/8/21)

Paul Willistein is Editor of the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section, a position he has held for 10 years. He has received more than one dozen Keystone state journalism awards and an Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Award. He reviews movies and theater and writes features stories about arts and entertainment, news stories about municipal and school topics and takes photographs for Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
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