WHO’S IN IT?
Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient), Tony Revolori (The Perfect Game), F. Murray Abraham (Inside Llewyn Davis), Mathieu Amalric (Quantum of Solace), Bob Balaban (The Monuments Men), Adrien Brody (The Pianist), Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man), Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park), Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs), Jude Law (Anna Karenina), Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Edward Norton (Fight Club), Saoirse Ronan (Hanna), Léa Seydoux (Blue Is The Warmest Colour), Jason Schwartzman (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin), Tom Wilkinson (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom), director, writer, producer; Jeremy Dawson (Fantastic Mr. Fox), Steven M. Rales (Breathe In) and Scott Rudin (The Social Network), producers; Alexandre Desplat (The King’s Speech), composer; Robert D. Yeoman (Bridesmaids), cinematographer; Barney Pilling (Quartet), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1920s Europe, a hotel concierge by the name of Gustave H. (Fiennes) is left a valuable painting by a deceased hotel guest/one-night stand Madame D. (Swinton). Her son Dmitri (Brody) vows revenge by framing Gustave H. for her murder, and he enlists the help of lobby boy Zero (Revolori) and his love Agatha (Ronan) to hide the painting from Dmitri and the authorities…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
With a suitably grand ensemble cast and even grander direction and writing by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel is a film with excellent service and high regard for its patrons.