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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Wes Anderson, 2014

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Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman
Stefan Zweig, 1925

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a movie directed by Wes Anderson in 2014 and inspired by the book Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman by Stefan Zweig, first published in 1925. The movie features Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is also based on

Beware of Pity (book by Stefan Zweig, 1939)
The World of Yesterday (book by Stefan Zweig, 1942)

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Storyline

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.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Grand Budapest Hotel, the 2014 movie by Wes Anderson

Year

2014

Minutes

99

Movie Rate

8.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Country: USA

Year: 2014

Length: 1h39m

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Cover of Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman, the 1925 book by Stefan Zweig

Year

1925

Pages

100

Book Rate

7.80

S: Goodreads

Book

Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman

Original title: Vierundzwanzig Stunden aus dem Leben einer Frau

Country: Austria

First published in: 1925

Length: 100 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

1952: Affair in Monte Carlo (movie by Victor Saville)
1961: Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life (movie by Silvio Narizzano)

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