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Bunker Palace Hôtel (1989)

In an imaginary dictature of a futuristic world, rebellion has broken out. The men in power scramble to the Bunker Palace Hotel, a bunker built long ago for just this kind of contingency. ... See full summary »

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Enki Bilal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Holm
Carole Bouquet ... Clara
Maria Schneider ... Muriel
Roger Dumas ... Zarka
Yann Collette Yann Collette ... Orsini
Philippe Morier-Genoud Philippe Morier-Genoud ... Destoop
Hans Meyer ... Le président
Benoît Régent Benoît Régent ... Nikolaï
Jean-Pierre Léaud ... Solal
Jezabelle Amato Jezabelle Amato ... La matrone
Svetozar Cvetkovic Svetozar Cvetkovic ... Marco
Snezana Niksic Snezana Niksic
Rada Djuricin Rada Djuricin
Mira Furlan
Ljuba Tadic
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In an imaginary dictature of a futuristic world, rebellion has broken out. The men in power scramble to the Bunker Palace Hotel, a bunker built long ago for just this kind of contingency. But a rebel spy sneaks in, and although her nature is very quickly suspected, she is left to observe the raving of the decadent power class, who keeps wondering what happened to their leader, who has failed to show up. Written by Jay Han <Jay.Han@imag.fr>

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Sci-Fi

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 June 1989 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A luxusbunker See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia

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Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Maria Schneider and Jean-Pierre Léaud previously appeared in Last Tango in Paris (1972). See more »

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All atmosphere and aesthetics, with a tension.
9 March 2014 | by blimdbSee all my reviews

I do not easily rate a movie at 10. It is not even the cast. Their excellent play does contribute to the overall creation. But what matters most is the atmosphere of the film and its incredible density, held by a persistent though unidentifiable tension. Nothing is granted, reality least of all. It is a kind of allegory of a crumbling world ... in an improbable setting. Probably to be followed by a rebirth, as hopeless. It is also pure cynical aesthetics. Enki Bilal is a painter and an outstanding comic books author, and his very personal aesthetics pervades all his works. I cannot compare this film to anything else I have seen, but it is my favorite movie.


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