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Fridge / The Grand Budapest Hotel

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Fridge Brilliance:

  • If you rewatch the scene where the Author stops his opening narration to snap at his son, you can see him trying to ignore his son entering the room off screen a few seconds before he finally breaks down.
  • Gustave flirting with Agatha is Five-Second Foreshadowing that it's a Secret Test of Character for her, as we already know that Gustave prefers older women.
  • The last image of the author features a painting of mammoths. Mammoths are majestic creatures of a bygone era who passed on, similar to the Grand Budapest Hotel and its cast.


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