Watch a new short film by Wes Anderson

Jason Schwartzman plays a race-car driver who finds himself in an old Italian town with his ancestors

By Prachi Gupta
Published November 14, 2013 2:42AM (UTC)
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"Moonrise Kingdom" director Wes Anderson has released a short film, "Castello Cavalcanti," starring Anderson movie regular Jason Schwartzman. In the film, presented by Prada, Schwartzman plays a race-car driver who finds himself stranded in an Italian town circa 1955. According to Slate, the 8-minute clip also offers a tribute to director Federico Fellini and Brazilian-born director Alberto Cavalcanti.

Wes Anderson's next film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," comes out March 7, 2014.


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