'The Grand Budapest Hotel' recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
The crux of the story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, and the battle for an enormous family fortune. Of course, all these complex events happen against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.
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The model for the hotel was inspired by vintage images found in the Library of Congress of old European hotels and resorts. Read More