About

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

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Directed by

Wes Anderson

Written by

Wes Anderson (Screenplay)
Hugo Guinness (Story)
Stefan Zweig (Story)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany

Language

English

Tagline

A perfect holiday without leaving home.

Cast

Keywords

european hotel 1960s painting gunfight 1930s author theft wartime eastern europe bellboy mentor protégé relationship hotel lobby renaissance painting

Photos

Lists

#192 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#101 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#8 on The 50 best films of the decade so far The Dissolve

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Costume Design Milena Canonero

Oscar for Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling Mark Coulier

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Alexandre Desplat

Oscar for Best Achievement in Production Design Adam Stockhausen Anna Pinnock