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The Grand Budapest Hotel

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Back by popular demand, Sensory Cinema is teaming up with pastry chef and owner of Cadeaux Bakery, Eleanor Chow, for an evening of food inspired by Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Channelling her confectionary take on the legendary Mendl’s pastry is just the beginning of this sweet and savory ride through some of the most memorable moments from the film. Expect a surprising tasting menu for an experiential screening that teases your tastebuds with sweet and savoury bites perfectly timed to on-screen moments, delivered to your seat by a friendly Sensory Cinema usher. With the added dimension of taste, this is an immersive cinematic experience.

The menu may include nuts, dairy, meat, gluten and alcohol. Due to the nature of this event, dietary substitutions will not be honored.

This gift box of a movie comes wrapped in layers of story, memory slipping into myth and mystery, being the story of apprentice lobby boy Zero Mustafa (Tony Revolori), who learns his trade in the early 1930s at the feet of legendary concierge Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes) at the eponymous Eastern European resort, an establishment Zero will one day own outright. When one of the hotel’s favoured guests, Madame M., dies in mysterious circumstances, Gustave finds himself the recipient of a priceless painting, Boy With Apple, and the chief suspect in her murder. A dazzling winter’s tale from Wes Anderson, this is an all-star mittel-European carousel of rampaging passions, class and transgression, effortlessly gliding from farce to tragedy and back again, and all wrapped up with his customary panache.

 

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Director

Wes Anderson

Cast

Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Saoirse Ronan

Credits
Country of Origin

USA

Year

2014

Language

English

19+
100 min

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Credits

Screenwriter

Wes Anderson

Cinematography

Robert D. Yeoman

Editor

Barney Pilling

Original Music

Alexandre Desplat

Production Design

Adam Stockhausen

Art Director

Stephan O. Gessler

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