“He’s so specific in what he sees and what he wants that you better give it to him. He’s tough,” Willem Dafoe remarked in a recent interview discussing his work on Wes Anderson‘s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Anyone who has seen a film from the Texas-born director understands that he clearly knows exactly what he desires and when it comes to his latest work, it might be his most comprehensive, plot-wise, yet.
To help give a primer of what to expect, today brings a new featurette in which (some of) our extensive cast discuss the basic story, sprawling across multiple generations located around a European hotel. To go along with it, we’ve also got a new clip, which features Ludvig (a tattoo-covered Harvey Keitel) giving confidential information to M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes). So, catch up on the first reviews here, and check out both videos below, along with a new poster by Peter Strain.
The Grand Budapest Hotel arrives on March 7th.
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