Hotel Lux (2011)

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In 1938 Hans Zeisig, an apolitical comedian, impersonator and cabaret actor, flees with a Russian passport (instead of American, which he would have preferred) from Nazi-Berlin, and finds ... See full summary »


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2 March 2012 | alda-delicado
| So much fun!
I am attending a film festival in Porto and so far this was the best movie in competition. I don't watch a lot of European films because they usually don't open in Portugal, but I try to use this opportunities to watch different movies and this time I wasn't disappointed. It's a story of two comedy actors in Berlin in 1939. One of them plays Hitler and the other Stalin to a room full of Nazi officers. The beginning is absolutely great and I could't stop laughing. With the war both comedians have to run and trying to reach Hollywood they end up in Moscow. At this point the film looses a bit of its initial vigor but I enjoyed it anyway and although the end is a bit predictable, it is still a very enjoyable movie and totally worth the time.

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Release Date:

27 October 2011


German, Russian, English

Country of Origin

Germany, Liechtenstein, France

Filming Locations

MMC Studios, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Box Office


$11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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