The Darjeeling Limited

Part of Modern Cinema

Friday, October 12, 2018
9 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

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Wes Anderson, The Darjeeling Limited, 2007 (still); image: courtesy Alamy

“In director Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited (dedicated to Satyajit Ray), three estranged American brothers reunite for a meticulously planned, soul-searching train voyage across India one year after the death of their father. Armed with eleven suitcases, a laminated itinerary, a can of pepper spray, a supply of over-the-counter painkillers, and a host of family conflicts ready to erupt, Francis, Peter, and Jack eventually find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert — at which point an unexpected new chapter in their journey begins. Featuring a sensational cast, including Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, and Anjelica Huston, The Darjeeling Limited is a dazzling and hilarious film that takes Anderson’s work to deeper places than ever before.” —

Film Details

Country: U.S.A.
Language: English
Year: 2007
Running time: 91 min
Format: DCP
Director: Wes Anderson
Screenwriters: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman
Producers: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Lydia Dean Pilcher, Scott Rudin
Cinematographer: Robert D. Yeoman
Editor: Andrew Weisblum
Source: Criterion Pictures

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