A soap-operatic mini-series about the history of Hotel Sacher in Vienna. Starts with the takeover by Anna Sacher after her husband Eduard died aged 59. Most of the time, someone high or low...
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A soap-operatic mini-series about the history of Hotel Sacher in Vienna. Starts with the takeover by Anna Sacher after her husband Eduard died aged 59. Most of the time, someone high or low in society seems to be kissing (or more) in one of the chambres séparées.Written by
I am astonished by the two negative reviews given below. This is one of the best dramatic productions I have seen. Everything about it is top-drawer. It is beautifully rendered and the story lines are moving, at least to this woman. This production deserves much better, which is to say fairer and more enlightened reviews.
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