Wes Anderson was Inspired by Whit Stillman’s ‘Metropolitan’

Wes Anderson’s films (particularly the droll dialogue) have been compared to Whit Stillman’s films quite frequently.  So it really should not come as a surprise that when asked, Wes Anderson confirmed that Stillman was an inspiration.

Grantland’s John Lopez asked Anderson about Stillman:

(While I had him on the record, I also got Anderson to confirm Whit Stillman as an inspiration: “I definitely was inspired when I saw Metropolitan … this guy did that thing that me and my friends were dreaming to do.”

 Wes Anderson Photo Whit Stillman photo