The Grand Budapest Hotel
|The Grand Budapest Hotel|
Official movie poster.
|Directed by||Wes Anderson|
|Screenplay by||Wes Anderson|
|Story by||Wes Anderson
|Music by||Alexandre Desplat|
|Editing by||Barney Pilling|
|Studio||American Empirical Pictures
Scott Rudin Productions
|Distributed by||Fox Searchlight Pictures|
The Grand Budapest Hotel is an upcoming American comedy film written and directed by Wes Anderson and starring Ralph Fiennes as a hotel concierge who strikes up a friendship with a young employee at the hotel at which they work.
In 1920s Europe, a famed hotel concierge by the name of Gustave H. is bequeathed a painting called Boy With Apple after his one night stand, Madame D, is killed. Madame D's son, Dmitri, vows revenge on Gustave by framing him for Madame D's murder. Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy and his love interest, Agatha, helps Gustave hide Boy with Apple from Dmitri and the authorities. Also, Bill Murray's character, M. Ivan, is the manager of Grand Budapest's rival hotel, Excelsior Palace.
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- Ralph Fiennes as Gustave H.
- Tony Revolori as Zero
- F. Murray Abraham as Mr. Moustafa
- Mathieu Amalric as Serge
- Adrien Brody as Dmitri
- Willem Dafoe as Jopling
- Jeff Goldblum as Kovacs 
- Harvey Keitel as Ludvig
- Jude Law as Young Writer
- Bill Murray as M. Ivan
- Edward Norton as Henckels
- Saoirse Ronan as Agatha
- Léa Seydoux as Clotilde
- Jason Schwartzman as M. Jean
- Tilda Swinton as Madame D.
- Tom Wilkinson as Author
- Owen Wilson as M. Chuck
- Bob Balaban
Principal photography for The Grand Budapest Hotel began on location in Berlin and Görlitz, near the German-Polish border in January 2013. Filming finished up in Germany in March 2013, with set pictures featuring Goldblum, Wilson, Dafoe and Norton emerging on the Internet.
On October 16, 2013, it was announced that the film would be released on March 7, 2014. In November 2013, the film was announced as the opening film for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival in February 2014.
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