March signals spring break, travel and renewal. So if you a packed suitcase is not in your future this month, check in to the colorful, lavish, and just a tad wacky world of director Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel.
Set in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka, the story weaves the tale of the fastidious concierge Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) and a caper revolving around the death of the wealthy Madame D. (Tilda Swinton). Production designer Adam Stockhausen (12 Years a Slave) designed the interiors, a concoction of bold colors and Jugendstil style influenced by photocroms from the 20s and 30s.
For more on the film's production design, take a grand tour of the Grand Budapest Hotel in my Architectural Digest piece.
Photo Credit: Martin Scali/Fox Searchlight
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