Title - The Grand Budapest Hotel
Year of release - 2014
Genre - Comedy/Adventure
Length - 1 hour 30 minutes
Rating - 15
Director - Wes Anderson
Writer(s) - Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness
Who is in it? - Ralph Fiennes as M. Gustave, Tony Revolori as Zero, F. Murray Abraham as Mr Moustafa, Adrien Brody as Dmitri and Saoirse Ronan as Agatha to name a few.
What's it about? - The Grand Budapest Hotel follows the story about the great concierge M. Gustave and his faithful lobby boy Zero. After hearing of the death of a much loved friend, Gustave and Zero head out to say farewell and discover they have been left a painting, however they are not welcome by the family. They resort to stealing the painting and together are sucked into adventure. Gustave is arrested and sent to jail and relies on Zero to help him escape. They are reunited and recover the painting, uncovering a truth amidst a gun fight. More has been left for Gustave.
Is it any good? - This film is pure genius, well written and the camera work is outstanding. This film is deserving of many awards, Wes Anderson has directed this perfectly and the writers have come up with a beautifully, well written script. I cannot fault it in anyway. Full of laughs, drama and adventure, this film is enough to leave you wanting more. Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori portay Gustave and Zero with such character and passion. A true film makers film.
Why should I watch it? - The experience of The Grand Budapest Hotel cannot be missed, this film will make you laugh, cry and laugh some more whilst taking you on an adventure across some stunning and well thought out scenery.
How do you rate it overall? -10/10