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June 16, 2023

At the Movies: Americana, Wes Anderson-style, in star-filled ‘Asteroid City'

By LINDSEY BAHR
AP Film Writer

Wes Anderson gets back to the heart of things in “Asteroid City,” a film about grief, performance, storytelling, the cosmos and, well, everything. Or, as one character, a playwright played by Edward Norton, says when asked what his work is about: “It's about infinity and I don't know what else.”

Wes Anderson returns with a sprawling cast for “Asteroid City,” a play within a play set in the midcentury American desert at a stargazer convention of kid geniuses.


 
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