The Grand Budapest Hotel: Comedy, Tragedy & Style

Some viewers are put off by what they perceive as Wes Anderson’s fake or artificial style of filmmaking. Honing in on The Grand Budapest Hotel, Thomas & Lars embark on a defense of symmetry, illustrating how Anderson’s framing choices contribute to the overarching design of the film as a series of frames within frames.



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