Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch on Blu-ray December
The 2021 film “The French Dispatch“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 28th, via 20th Century Studios (Disney). The film, co-written & directed by Wes Anderson, stars Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Steve Park, Léa Seydoux, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Bob Balaban, Jason Schwartzman, and Christoph Waltz.
The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will include a digital code (copy) of the film, compatible with Movies Anywhere.
It would appear, based on the press release, that no bonus materials will be included with this release.
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the official announcement regarding the home video release of the film.
“A lovely valentine to the adventurous editors of sophisticated literary magazines, bursting at the seams with hand-crafted visual delights. Audiences will marvel at its richly imagined world.”
– David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch Releases on Digital December 14
and Blu-ray™ and DVD on December 28
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 9, 2021) – Academy Award® nominee* and visionary filmmaker Wes Anderson presents his 10th film, The French Dispatch. An homage to literary journalism, French culture and classic cinema the film is praised by critics and audiences alike for its exquisite visuals, captivating performances and unique artistry.
Add The French Dispatch to your collection on Digital December 14 and on Blu-ray and DVD December 28.
* Best Picture Nominee for The Grand Budapest Hotel in 2014
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in the fictional 20th-century French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé. With an all-star cast that includes Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson, this vibrant film is a funny, moving celebration of journalism.
Benicio Del Toro as Moses Rosenthaler
Adrien Brody as Julian Cadazio
Tilda Swinton as J.K.L. Berensen
Léa Seydoux as Simone
Frances McDormand as Lucina Krementz
Timothée Chalamet as Zeffirelli
Lyna Khoudri as Juliette
Jeffrey Wright as Roebuck Wright
Mathieu Amalric as The Comissaire
Stephen Park as Nescaffier (as Stephen Park)
Bill Murray as Arthur Howitzer, Jr.
Owen Wilson as Herbsaint Sazerac
Christoph Waltz as Paul Duval
Edward Norton as The Chauffeur
Jason Schwartzman as Hermès Jones
Anjelica Huston as Narrator (voice)
and Charlie Woebcken
& Roman Coppola
& Hugo Guinness
& Jason Schwartzman
Digital: December 14
Physical: December 28
Digital: 4K SDR, HD, SD
Physical: Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + Digital Code) & DVD
Feature Run Time
Approx. 108 minutes
U.S. Rated R
*Rated R for graphic nudity, some sexual references and language.
Blu-ray: English 5.1 DTS-HDMA, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English AD 2.0 Dolby Digital
Digital: English 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital (some platforms)
Blu-ray: English SDH, Spanish, French
Digital: English SDH, French, Spanish (some platforms)