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Hotel Splendide (2000)

 -  Comedy  -  22 September 2000 (UK)
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The Hotel Splendide is on a remote and cold island, accessible only by a once-a-month ferry. It's a dark and dreary spa created by the late Dame Blanche, whose grown children now run the ... See full summary »

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Cora Blanche
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Dezmond Blanche
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Stanley Smith
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Lorna Bull
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Morton Blanche
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Sergei Gorgonov
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Lorraine Bull (as Clare Cathcart)
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The Hotel Splendide is on a remote and cold island, accessible only by a once-a-month ferry. It's a dark and dreary spa created by the late Dame Blanche, whose grown children now run the hotel according to her specificiations, serving up ghastly seaweed and fish-based food and enema treatments. Kath, once the sous chef, arrives when she receives an anonymous letter telling her of the matriarch's death. Will she bring light into the place with her wonderful cooking? Written by Martin Lewison <milst1@yahoo.com>

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Stanley Smith: [narration] The Hotel Splendide is a unique and marvelous place. It's an ideal spot to rest or convalesce, with full hydro-spa facilities, no shortage of fresh fish, and a friendly family atmosphere, which hasn't change since Mrs. Blanche died last year.
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That's another fine mess!!
10 March 2005 | by (Dunfermline) – See all my reviews

I've with rbrb on this one. 98 minutes of my life I'll never get back. I can, in all honesty, say that this is the worst film I have EVER seen and I've seen Starsky and Hutch (and Morvern Callar)!!

Any pleasant memories I've had of the Edinburgh Film Festival have been eroded by this film, which was so bad I can't shift it from my memory. It's like a recurring nightmare. One word sums it up for me: mess.

There are no redeeming features for this "movie" and use the word movie in it's loosest terms. I suspect that the Tommy Lee-Pam Anderson home video has more cinematic credibility that this piece of nonsense. It angers me just thinking about it. As I recall the Cameo cinema showed this free to Cameo Film Club members and now I know why because you just wouldn't pay to see this out of choice.


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