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.
Of the many crudities and tragedies in the film, most were not explicitly shown on-screen. All the scenes are off-screen, either suggested. Despite most of these scenes being off-screen, the movie was rated R, due to foul language, rather than the depiction of violence.
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 ...
The golden crossed keys the concierges wear was not designed until 1953.
The film title appears on a book a present-day Lutz resident reads, homaging the film as a narrative memoir.
English, French, German
£1,532,239 (UK) (9 March 2014)
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