Hotel Lux

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Hotel Lux

Hotel Lux

Release Date: October 27, 2011

Year    :   2011
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Bavaria Pictures, Colonia Media Filmproduktions GmbH, Little Shark Entertainment, Bavaria Film, BSI International Invest, Beeplex, Rainer Windhager Film Production, ARD/Degeto Film, RBB, WDR, Bayerischer Rundfunk, herbX Film
Director    :   Leander Haußmann
Producers    :   Günter Rohrbach, Corinna Eich
Writers    :   Helmut Dietl, Leander Haußmann, Uwe Timm, Volker Einrauch
RunTime    :   102 mins.

In 1938 Hans Zeisig, an apolitical comedian, impersonator and cabaret actor, flees with a Russian passport (instead of American, which he would have preferred) from Nazi-Berlin, and finds himself in the legendary Hotel Lux, the 'lost paradise' of the Comintern, in Moscow. Everyone believes that Zeisig is a man named Hansen, Hitler's personal astrologer. But Zeisig quickly realizes that he's gone from the frying pan into the fire. In the Hotel Lux he meets his friends Frida and later Meyer again, still passionate communists. For the three idealists an adventure between love and death begins to run his course.




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