R | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
The soundtrack features a rare instrument, the balalaika, a triangular-shaped Russian folk instrument that was carefully chosen by Wes Anderson. Its triangular body and three strings come in various sizes, much like the violin, from prima to contrabass. Several... ...
It is an extremely common mistake. People think the writer's imagination is always at work, that he's constantly inventing an endless supply of incidents and episodes; that he simply dreams up his stories out of thin air. In point of fact, the ...
M. Gustave calls a colleague from a phone booth, yet there are no wires connecting the phone booth to a telephone pole nor are there any telephone poles within the vicinity of the phone booth.
The closing credits are accompanied by balalaika music and contain pictures of balalaikas.
English, French, German
£1,532,239 (UK) (9 March 2014)
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