Check Out the Mind-Blowing Scale and Detail on Wes Anderson's Miniature Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel in miniature
(Fox Searchlight)As the reigning king of all things twee, Wes Anderson is fond of using mind-numbingly detailed models in his movies that stand in for his larger set pieces. For The Grand Budapest Hotel, that meant a scale replica of the hotel with a working funicular (a little trolley for short, steep journeys). 

"I’ve always loved miniatures in general,” Anderson told the New York Times about his latest model. “I just like the charm of them.”

As with all things Wes Anderson, the pictures are indeed painfully charming.


(Pictures from Fox Searchlight)
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