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The signature style. In this podcast episode, we will explore the unique styles of the films The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Fall. The Gran...
Posted April 7, 2022
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The signature style. In this podcast episode, we will explore the unique styles of the films The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Fall. The Grand Budapest Hotel, directed by Wes Anderson, is known for its visually striking and meticulously crafted sets, as well as its quirky and unconventional narrative structure. The Fall, directed by Tarsem Singh, is known for its visually stunning and surreal imagery, as well as its unconventional and non-linear storytelling. Plus: the crazy rumor of how The Fall was actually made. Both films showcase the distinct and signature styles of their directors, and demonstrate the potential for cinema to be a visually and narratively innovative art form.
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Released: February 26, 2014
Runtime: 99 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Wes Anderson
Writer: Wes Anderson
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Adrien Brody
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.
Released: January 1, 2006
Runtime: 117 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Tarsem Singh
Writer: Tarsem Singh, Dan Gilroy, Nico Soultanakis
Starring: Catinca Untaru, Lee Pace, Justine Waddell
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances.