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Wes Anderson

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Date of Birth:1 May 1969, Houston, Texas, USA

Height:6' 1" (1.85 m)

Trademarks:Makes obsessive and comedic use of rostrum camera insert shots, foregrounding the minutiae of books and other documents. Has ended all his movies with a slow-motion shot, with the exception of The Darjeeling Limited (2007). Just about the entire score of all of his movies, with the exception of The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), were composed by Mark Mothersbaugh. Frequently casts Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Andrew Wilson, Bill Murray, Kumar Pallana, Dipak Pallana, Brian Tenenbaum, Stephen Dignan, Bob Balaban, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, and Anjelica Huston. Likes to shoot with extremely wide-angle anamorphic lenses that exhibit considerable barrel distortion. Frequently uses a take/double take technique where he will show a character/action, quickly pan to another character/action, then pan back, usually with handheld camera. Movies often focus around a broken or unorthodox family circle At least one of his characters is usually a grown man seeking the approval of a parent or parent figure. Often includes songs by The Rolling Stones on the soundtracks of his films The titlecards are almost always in the font Futura Bold, most commonly in yellow color. A character giving a complex, lengthy explanation for humor Unique ways of introducing a large cast of characters Characters who are heavy on body language Quirky themes of white middle-class and upper-class issues Shots of the characters standing still and facing toward the screen with little to no emotion. Features many precisely centered, straight-on shots


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Isle of Dogs

Directed By: Wes Anderson Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 30th March 2018 Age Rating: PG Runtime: 101 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

The French Dispatch

Directed By: Wes Anderson Starring: St├ęphane Bak, Jeffrey Wright, Henry Winkler...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 22nd October 2021 Age Rating: TBC Runtime: 103 mins Language: English Next Showing: Today in 157 cinemas. View Listings
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Last update was at 07:54 22nd October 2021