Bottle Rocket

Director: Wes Anderson
Starring: Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson
Duration: 91 min

Anderson’s first feature film exudes many of the wonderful and playful tropes that would later characterise his bigger-budget work, from the sense of absurdity and deadpan comic intensity to cinematographer Robert Yeoman’s radiant palette. Two wacky best friends, Dignan (Owen Wilson, his debut role) and Anthony (Luke Wilson), hatch a 75-year plan and embark on a hare-brained crime spree that revolves around the mysterious Mr Henry (a magnificently manic James Caan). A low-budget gem full of low-key hilarity.

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