(7) The Grand Budapest Hotel

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The last film in our line up is Wes Anderson’s most recent release, The Grand Budapest Hotel. During his stay at the Grand Budapest, a writer makes the acquaintance of the hotel’s owner, who tells him the tale of how the hotel came to be his. This stroll down memory lane is where most of the action takes place, taking us back to Germany in the early 1900s, also known as the hotel’s golden years, when it used to have Monsieur Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) as its diligent and devoted concierge. Witness an unlikely friendship blossom between him and Zero (Tony Revolori), the new lobby boy, in this tale of theft and proving ones innocence even in the most inconvenient of circumstances.

 

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