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.
In an interview with Stefan Zweig's biographer, Wes Anderson singles out two of Zweig's books, "Beware of Pity" and "The Post Office Girl" as ones from which this film has elements "that were sort of stolen . . . ". He also states, "Two characters in our story are vaguely ... ...
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 ...
When Zero and Monsieur Gustave chase Jopling at Gabelmeister's peak, they each wear a priest's cloak over them. After the sledge falls, the cloak is gone.
Near the end of the closing credits, an animated Russian figure does a traditional dance.
English, French, German
£1,532,239 (UK) (9 March 2014)
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