Royal Tenenbaums

Royal Tenenbaums - Kyle Daniele 10/12/08 The Royal...

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Kyle Daniele 10/12/08 The Royal Tenenbaums tells the story of Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) a father of three. The film opens with a flashback scene showing he is going through a divorce with his wife Etheline (Anjelica Huston). However, they are not legally divorced, he just lives in a hotel. Etheline home schooled the children, Chas, Margot, and Richie and each experienced great success at a young age. Chas (Ben Stiller) is a math and business prodigy, Richie (Luke Wilson) is a champion tennis player, and Margot (Gwyneth Paltrow), the only adopted child, is a playwright. 22 years later, Royal is diagnosed with stomach cancer and asks Etheline to spend time with his family. However, all the children are in a slump of failure as various dramatic things have happened to each of them. The rest of the film is Royal attempting to bring his family back together before his imminent death. The director, Wes Anderson, born May 1 st , 1969, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2001 for the film. When making films, he likes to
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