The opening of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is being celebrated with the newly launched interactive website for the Zubrowka Film Commission. The comedy-drama’s studio, Fox Searchlight, is offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at filming in the Republic of Zubrowka, the home of the illustrious title hotel and the setting of the film.
Zubrowka offers a grand destination with a film-friendly community, luxurious locations and free production space. The new website allowers viewers to see howthey can take advantage of all that Zubrowka has to offer, as well show how the country can be the backdrop of their next project. It also features a film events calendar and new video content.
‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ was written and directed by three-time Academy Awarad-winning filmmaker, Wes Anderson. The movie is set to be released on March 7. It stars such actros as Saoirse Ronan, Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Jude Law, Owen Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Adrien Brody, Tom Wilkinson, Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Goldblum and Haravey Keitel.
Fox Searchligt has released the following official synopsis for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’:
‘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 story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.
Watch one of the latest clips from ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ which features Murray, who plays M. Ivan, coming to the aid of his Crossed Keys counterparts, below.
Written by: Karen Benardello