Movies A-Z | Celebs | SiteMap | DVD | Advanced Search
   Home
 
   Movie Database News    In Theaters    Coming Soon    Future Movies    BoxOffice     Trailers     Scripts     Wallpapers     Directory  
  Home -

Hotel (2001) - movie overview

Hotel (2001)

User Rating
42%
(6 votes)
OverviewCommentsDVDsForumProduction InfoAdd to MyMovies 

Plot Description
Soundtrack
Wallpapers
Shooting Locations
Popularity


Release Date
 USA: Jul 25, 2003
 UK: 19 Nov 2001
DVD Release Date
 R1: Jul 26, 2005

Official Website:
Hotel Website

Running Time
1 hour, 54 minutes

Country UK, Italy

Studio Cattleya, Downtown Pictures, Hotel Productions, Red Mullet Productions

More info on IMDb.com



Sign up for our Newsletter!
Movie news in your email:

Your Name:

Your E-Mail Address:



Genre: Comedy, Cannibals, Hollywood, Murder, Period Piece, Prostitution

Plot: IN THEATRES: JULY 25, 2003 (NY/LA)

A sinister hotel in Venice forms the backdrop for director Mike Figgis's experimental, stylistically surreal HOTEL. The story centers on director Trent Stoken (Rhys Ifans), who is attempting to film John Webster's play "The Duchess of Malfi" in the style of a Dogme film. He is constantly at loggerheads with his producer, Jonathan Danderfine (David Schwimmer), who eventually takes control of filming when Stoken is shot and falls into a coma. A documentary film crew lead by Charlee Boux (Salma Hayek) simultaneously captures the traumatic events, doting on the personal misfortunes of the cast and crew. As the movie progresses, the sinister, omnipresent hotel staff descend into cannibalism, cooking their guests, and further threatening the production of the film.

HOTEL has many intertwining subplots which Figgis ties together neatly with the "The Duchess of Malfi" theme. He also draws on stylistic effects similar to those used in his previous film, TIMECODE, such as multiscreen techniques and free-form story structures with no real conclusions. Drawing on a variety of sources for inspiration, such as the famous darkly comic cannibalism movie DELICATESSEN, and the films of Jean Luc Goddard; Figgis delivers a compelling film, proving he is a

More Plot Descriptions

         

   Discussion forum for this movie
Thread Replies Last Post
There are no discussion threads for this movie yet...

Start a new discussion about this movie.

 Directed by
Mike Figgis
Leaving Las Vegas, Cold Creek Manor, Timecode
 Written by
Mike Figgis
Leaving Las Vegas, Cold Creek Manor, Timecode
 Cast
Saffron Burrows
Troy, Deep Blue Sea, Wing Commander
Valeria Golino
Rain Man, Leaving Las Vegas, Hot Shots!
Salma Hayek
Traffic, Dogma, From Dusk Till Dawn
Rhys Ifans
Notting Hill, Little Nicky, The Shipping News
Jason Isaacs
Armageddon, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Lucy Liu
Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2, Chicago
Max Beesley
Glitter, Torque, Kill Me Later
[more]
 Music By
Mike Figgis
Leaving Las Vegas, Cold Creek Manor, Timecode
Anthony Marinelli
15 Minutes, Young Guns, 2 Days in the Valley



 Recommended Movies
Movie Title Agree Disagree
Hamlet_X (2003)
Grand Hotel (1932)
I Confess (1953)
Key Largo (1948)
Rope (1948)
Amadeus (1984)
Sabotage (1936)
Secret Agent (1936)

Help us improve these results!
Mark the movies you think are similar by putting a checkmark under 'Agree' and hit Submit. Leave blank those you are not sure about.


Mooviees.com is not the official site for this film.
All editorial views and opinions expressed here are for entertainment purposes only. <>



DVD | Home | BoxOffice | All Celebs | All Movies | Release Schedule | In Production | In Theaters
Coming Soon | Future Movies | Trailers | Scripts | Wallpapers | Directory | Advanced Search | Knihy
Copyright 2002 Mooviees.com All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.