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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

USA, 2004, 119mins, Cert.15
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In eager anticipation of Wes Anderson's new movie The French Dispatch, we're screening a few of the gems from his back catalogue. Eccentric, intricately designed, hilarious and touching, Anderson's 4th film is a perfect introduction to his star-studded, fantastical cinematic world.

Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned (Owen wilson), a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane (Cate Blanchett), a journalist pregnant by a married man. They travel the sea, all too often running into pirates and, perhaps more traumatically, various figures from Zissou’s past. The Deeper you go, the weirder life gets.


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Leeds University Union

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Mon 18th October