To create a film about pre-war Europe Wes Anderson was inspired by old movies and old photos
On the Russian screens “Hotel “Grand Budapest”: a film made by a Texas native Wes Anderson, about Europe, what we may never see. Before filming began, Anderson traveled extensively in the Old World, looking hotels the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, and old movies and old photos. By his own admission, the films of the 1930s, even more than old buildings, guided him in the creation of “Grand Budapest”.
The Eastern edge of Europe. The first world war was still very fresh in the memory, the Second is about to begin. The hotel “Grand Budapest”, though placed by the Director in a fictional country called ZUBROWKA, still bears traces of the Imperial grandeur that he had inherited from Austria-Hungary. Perhaps they would disappear much faster, not serve at the hotel in the chief of all the concierges middle-aged man, attractive appearance named Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes). Continue reading
Masseria – old estate, surrounded by olive groves and Mediterranean vegetation. Located in the South of Italy. Some of them after a painstaking restoration turned into upscale hotels with all modern amenities. Many of these hotels also have their own production of typical products of the area in which they are listed: olive oil, sausages, cheeses, wine, etc.
La Tenuta Al Bano Carrisi. located in a quiet location, close to the Salento, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. The hotel project is implemented by the famous singer and musician al Bano Kaprrizi. In the ancient possession of the 16th century – la Masseria Curtipetrizzi – al Bano has created a high-end hotel with an extraordinary wine cellars and restaurant. This hotel is perfect to spend a romantic weekend or a business meeting.
In the hotel: swimming pool, hall for receptions and meetings, Internet, tennis court, private chapel. In the center of the complex is a restaurant “Don Carmelo” – known among the gourmets of the whole Puglia. Elegant atmosphere, excellent wine list, great selection of local, Italian and international cuisine make this restaurant appealing for various events and receptions. Special attention was also decorated with the rooms. Diverse suites planned in every detail, the size of some of rooms comes to 65 sqm rooms: telephone, TV, air conditioning, safe, Minibar. Continue reading
Monaco – Hôtel Metropole
After renovation in 2004, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo has changed its appearance and become a modern luxury hotel. However, he has retained all of its former dignity and invariably meets the highest notions of luxury, which today reached a new, more emotional level.
The basis of the exquisite design of the hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo are a single innovative concept and creativity of talented professionals.
In a cosy Mediterranean style is traced the handwriting of each of these famous masters. Their subtle creative touches that create exclusiveness prevails here of the atmosphere.
In 1886 the company “Monte-Carlo Hotel Company Ltd” was built on a plot of land that belonged once to Pope Leo XIII, the hotel Mеtropole. Made in the typical for that period style of the “Belle Epoque” hotel is very quickly captivated by its elegant and simple luxury of the most demanding customers from all over the world. In 2004, the Metropole Palace is a modern luxury hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo. Her whole new image, from the style of the interiors and finishing services, combines the glorious past and the freshness of the Mediterranean. Continue reading