‘I guess I still have some healing to do’; Depression and Moving On in The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

Anderson’s fifth feature length film,┬áThe Darjeeling Limited,┬ámade it’s world premiere on the 3rd September, 2007 at the Venice Film Festival, before making a wider release in the US later in the year. It stars co-writer Jason Schwartzman, along with Adrien Brody and Owen Wilson as three estranged brothers who reluctantly meet in India a year … Continue reading

‘She’s My Rushmore’: Relationships and Desires in Anderson’s Rushmore (1998)

Anderson’s second film, Rushmore, was the acting debut of it’s lead Jason Schwartzman. Schwartzman’s character is fifteen year old Max Fischer, an attendee of the film’s namesake Rushmore Academy. Throughout the film, it becomes apparent that Rushmore stands for more than Max’s formal education, but as a means to escape the possible future ahead of … Continue reading