Searchlight Pictures Shares Animated Music Video for “Aline” from “The French Dispatch”

With just a few weeks until the premiere of The French Dispatch, Searchlight Pictures has shared a music video for the song “Aline” as performed by Jarvis Cocker.

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What’s Happening:

  • In anticipation of Wes Anderson’s long awaited The French Dispatch finally making its theatrical debut, Searchlight Pictures released an animated music video for the film’s song “Aline.”
  • “Aline” was written and originally performed by musician Christophe in 1966, and now Jarvis Cocker has the honor of performing the song. Cocker provides the singing vocals for the character Tip Top—the subject of the music video.
  • The song will also be included on the original soundtrack for The French Dispatch which is available for Digital and Physical media pre-order on various streaming platforms and  from Abkco Music & Records.

  • The “Aline” music video was written by Daniel Georges and Jacq Bevilacqua and directed by Anderson.
  • The French Dispatch opens in select theatres on October 22nd and nationwide on November 5th.

About the Film:

  • The French Dispatch brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city.”


  • The film stars:
    • Benicio del Toro
    • Adrien Brody
    • Tilda Swinton
    • Léa Seydoux
    • Frances McDormand
    • Timothée Chalamet
    • Lyna Khoudri
    • Jeffrey Wright
    • Mathieu Amalric
    • Stephen Park
    • Bill Murray
    • Owen Wilson

Creative team:

  • Directed by:
    • Wes Anderson
  • Screenplay by:
    • Wes Anderson
  • Produced by:
    • Wes Anderson
    • Steven Rales
    • Jeremy Dawson