R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Circa 1969, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
Released the same day as First Man (2018), another period piece set in 1969, shot on film, with Shea Whigham in the cast.
He talks so much he thinks he believes in something, but really he just wants to fuck who he wants to fuck.
When Billy Lee is talking to Rose on the beach his shadow changes position from Rose's left to right depending on the perspective.
There are almost no opening credits. Only the film's title is shown after the first scene.
$7,132,647 (USA) (14 October 2018)
$17,839,115 (USA) (6 December 2018)