Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums: Writing and Forgiveness
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), directed by Wes Anderson, takes the form of a storybook where writing plays a key role. Many characters use writing either literally or metaphorically throughout the film. Embedded within the narrative, acts of authorship become a way for characters to find a path forward to narrate and "work through" family betrayals and traumas, and find their way to a space of eventual forgiveness and love.
University of Texas Press
Joseph, R. (2018). Wes Anderson's The royal tenenbaums: Writing and forgiveness. Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 60(2), 212-227.
Texas Studies in Literature and Language