The French Dispatch (2021)
The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.
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At first rather annoying in its heavy emphasis on reenactments, this movie ultimately proves fascinating, simply because the complicated, highly dramatic tale it tells still almost defies belief.
It's a movie as timely as it is provocative and amazingly, for much of its running time, it is weirdly funny.
It is an exhilarating, distressing, funny and profound film, with one of the more memorable film scores in years,