The Grand Budapest Hotel | 2014

Directed by: Wes Anderson

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Main Plot

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a whimsical comedy set in the fictional European country of Zubrowka. It follows the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at the hotel, and his loyal lobby boy, Zero Moustafa. When one of the hotel's wealthy guests dies under mysterious circumstances, Gustave becomes entangled in a web of intrigue and theft. As he navigates through a series of absurd and colorful encounters, Gustave and Zero form an unlikely bond and embark on a daring escapade to clear their names and reclaim a priceless painting.


  • Ralph Fiennes plays the character Gustave H., a legendary concierge at the Grand Budapest Hotel who becomes involved in a series of misadventures after inheriting a valuable painting. Ralph Fiennes
  • M. Gustave H. - A legendary concierge at the Grand Budapest Hotel who befriends a young lobby boy and embarks on a series of misadventures involving a priceless painting and a murder accusation. F. Murray Abraham
  • Mathieu Amalric's character in The Grand Budapest Hotel is Serge X, a lawyer who represents Madame D.'s family in the inheritance dispute. Mathieu Amalric

Ending Explained

In the conclusion of The Grand Budapest Hotel, Zero Moustafa, the owner of the hotel, is revealed to be the author of the story. He finishes narrating his memories to a young author, revealing that Agatha, his love interest, died due to a disease. Zero inherited the hotel and kept it running until it fell into disrepair. The author, touched by Zero's story, decides to write a book about it. Zero gives him a painting, "Boy with Apple," which is later revealed to be worth a fortune. The film ends with Zero sitting alone in the hotel, reminiscing about his past and the love he lost.

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Wes Anderson Ralph Fiennes F. Murray Abraham Mathieu Amalric