As the Cannes Film Festival steams on ahead, it’s left us something a little steamy in its wake. Wes Anderson’s long-long-long-awaited new film, ‘The French Dispatch,’ was met with a 9-minute standing ovation this week (which the New York Times did a fabulous breakdown of), but they’re not hoarding all the good bits for the festival attendees.
A new 90-second film clip has been released, featuring Timothée Chalamet (playing the character of Zeffirelli), smoking and writing a manifesto in a bathtub, while Mrs. Krementz (played by Frances McDormand) sops up her tears in a bathroom mirror. The two have a quippy exchange that involves a fully-nude Chalamet running through the bathroom to hand Krementz his manuscript. Does Wes Anderson’s PR team understand our basest impulses? Apparently they do. And we won’t apologize… but we may watch this clip a few more times before the movie’s October 22nd release date.