‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’: Aspect Ratio as a Narrative Tool

The more I think about it, the more I realize that The Grand Budapest HotelĀ just might be one of my favourite movies of all time. Director Wes Anderson’s attention to detail and the incredible amount of thought and care he put into every frame of this movie creates an experience you just don’t see with many movies anymore. This post will discuss just one method (of many) that Anderson uses to enhance his story: aspect ratio.

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