The latest comedy by Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom, had its world premiere yesterday at the Cannes Film Festival, and was very warmly received. We hope Anderson is having better luck communicating with French interviewers than he did when he and his Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou coscreenwriter Noah Baumbach were guests on the Italian talk show Mondo Monda, hosted by the inimitable writer and critic Antonio Monda. Here are the first three minutes of that conversation (included as a supplement on the Criterion edition of The Life Aquatic).
A Sound for Love and Loss: Bo Harwood on A Woman Under the Influence
With just piano and guitar, longtime Cassavetes collaborator Bo Harwood created a score that highlights the melancholy in the director’s acclaimed domestic drama.