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Hotel (2001)

 -  Comedy  -  5 April 2002 (UK)
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While a British film crew are shooting a version of The Duchess Of Malfi in Venice, they in turn are being filmed by a sleasy documentary primadonna while the strange staff share meals ... See full summary »

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Very Important Doctor
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Elisabetta Cavallotti ...
Abducted Hotel Guest
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Hotel Maid
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Boris
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Nicola Farron ...
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Steve Hawk
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Charlee Boux
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Trent Stoken
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Storyline

While a British film crew are shooting a version of The Duchess Of Malfi in Venice, they in turn are being filmed by a sleasy documentary primadonna while the strange staff share meals which consist of human meat. Then there is the hit man, the call girl and the Hollywood producer all managing to become part of the madness... Written by Andrew Main

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Rated R for strong sexual content, violence and language | See all certifications »
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5 April 2002 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Szálló  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$12,840 (USA) (25 July 2003)

Gross:

$12,840 (USA) (25 July 2003)
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John Webster's play "The Duchess of Malfi" was first performed in 1614 at the Globe Theatre in London, and first published in 1623. The onscreen credits simply list the title followed by the author's name, and omit the word "play". See more »

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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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Charlee Boux
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Total Waste of Money & Time
18 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would rather poke myself in the eye with broken glass than sit through this trash again.

I've never felt more violated by anything in my whole life. It was insulting to me as an audience. Definitely two hours of my life that I want back.

I'm tempted to write the director and ask for my money back. I'm astonished anyone would pay to have such incoherent sewage made or distributed.

I watched the making of the movie just to see if I could get an explanation or a reason. Nope. Just some Hollywood BS about the artistic and creative quality of not working with a script. It is compared to performance art.

I've seen a lot of movies. This one takes the cake for the worst I've ever seen. The only fair thing to do is put a big warning on the box or anywhere it's sold online.


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