GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, THE
An aged Zero Moustafa (F. Murray Abraham) recounts the glory days of the now-faded Grand Budapest Hotel, and his tutelage under the legendary concierge Monsieur Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes) during the Interwar Years. Starting out as a lobby boy, Zero (Tony Revolori) learns the art of servicing the luxury hotel's guests, becoming embroiled in a hair-raising adventure involving a murdered noblewoman and a contested will, amid the rising tide of fascism in the Mitteleuropean Republic of Zubrowka. The cast includes Tilda Swinton, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Léa Seydoux, Jason Schwartzman, Tom Wilkinson, Owen Wilson and Bob Balaban. DIR/SCR/PROD Wes Anderson; SCR inspired by the writings of Stefan Zweig; PROD Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales, Scott Rudin. U.S./Germany, 2014, color, 100 min. RATED R
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