Wes Anderson’s Darjeeling Limited Prequel Hotel Chevalier Short Now Available on iTunes

As a special lead-in to the release of The Darjeeling Limited this weekend, Wes Anderson has made a 13-minute short film available online called Hotel Chevalier. The short premiered yesterday in 4 select Apple stores, and is now available as a free download from the iTunes store. Unfortunately, it’s available in the U.S. only so the rest of us will have to wait for a Google Video rip or some other streamable online version. Hotel Chevalier takes place in a hotel room in France and it stars Jason Schwartzman and Natalie Portman (naked too, I might add). The original plan was for this piece to play in theatres before the feature film, but it appears that for the moment it will only be available online. So if you live in the U.S. and have an iTunes Store account, click here to watch Hotel Chevalier now!