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Unformatted text preview: THEN[WYORKER A LONG, STRANGE T~P It's unjust that the Academy didn't nominate Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited" (Fox) in any category, but inexplicable that they didn't invent a special one for it: Best Luggage. An exquisite set of suitcases, credited to Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton, plays a large role in this blissful, loopy comedy of family anguish and sublimated tenderness. The film's subject is coming home, and it's a sign of Anderson's comic genius that it takes a picaresque jaunt through India by three brothers, estranged since their father's funeral a year ago, to do so. The domineering Francis (Owen Wilson), who is recovering from a motorcycle accident, has convened the other two--Peter (Adrien Brody), a regular guy in a panic over the impending birth of his first child, and Jack (Jason Schwartzman), a literary romantic trapped in a troubled relationship-for a "spiritual journey," which he plans down to the minute....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course FILM 3043 taught by Professor Peterson,jennifer during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08