Wes Anderson's 32 Films to Watch Before The French Dispatch

“‘The French Dispatch’ pays homage and owes a debt to a rich, diverse cinematic history. Here are some of the films that provided inspiration to the filmmakers, cast, and crew, in no particular order.”

www.indiewire.com/gallery/french-dispatch-inspiration/

If 32 films is rather unachievable...which I completely understand...you might want to check out this list of just 5 films Wes Anderson made his cast watch before filming. It can be used as an abridged version of this list if you wish to prepare:

letterboxd.com/okjosiah/list/5-films-wes-anderson-made-his-cast-watch/

  • The Gold of Naples
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning
  • The Lower Depths
  • They Made Me a Fugitive
  • City Streets
  • Shoot the Piano Player
  • Le Notti Bianche
  • Dance Program
  • David Golder
  • Touchez Pas au Grisbi
  • La Chinoise
  • Quai des Orfèvres
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • Le Trou
  • Masculin Féminin
  • Mon Oncle
  • PlayTime
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • The Murderer Lives at Number 21
  • His Girl Friday
  • Casque d'Or
  • La Vérité
  • The Fire Within
  • Love Me Tonight
  • Painters Painting
  • The Rules of the Game
  • The 400 Blows
  • The Tenant
  • Vivre Sa Vie
  • Irma la Douce
  • One from the Heart
  • The Red Balloon