Films to watch

Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014



Films to watch

Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014


Directed by Wes Anderson
Produced by Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson
Country : USA, Germany, UK
Language : English
Budget : 25 $ million
Box office : 174,8 $ million
Running time : 100 minutes

Key words : pink, 60’s, blue, 30’s, imagination, fairytale. pale colours, cakes, champagne, smile, sparkles.


Plot in few words :  Mysterious death of an old woman (Madame D.) who owned the hotel made a huge scandal between her son and Monsieur Gustave.

About the hotel : You cannot visit the hotel, because it doesn’t exist, but you can find out about mutual hotels, which gave inspiration to the team. “We looked at archive photos from many different hotels, including several hotels in London, Scotland, Switzerland—all over the place. Personally, I think the design was most influenced by the Grandhotel Pupp, which sits on a hill overlooking the town of Karlovy Vary.” – art director Adam Stockhausen. Görlitz Warenhaus department store was one of the locations where the films was shooting. It became a home base for the whole team and the whole interior of the warehouse became the interior lobby of the [Grand Budapest] Hotel.

Reasons 2 watch :
– 2 the most beautiful decades at once : 30’s and a 60’s
– pink colors
– good humour
– beautiful landscapes
– interesting scenario
– Wes Anderson’s creation



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VD choice : The best way to get inspiration from a movie is to watch this masterpiece by Wes Anderson! The way he works on every movie is unique. Even if a character dies during the film, you do not get sad, you just keep watching and smiling because life seems very beautiful and charming !


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