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Anderson movie to open Berlin Festival

1 of 1 Saoirse Ronan is amongst the star-studded cast of The Grand Budapest Hotel
Saoirse Ronan is amongst the star-studded cast of The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson's new film The Grand Budapest Hotel is to open the 2014 Berlin Film Festival.

The event kicks off on February 6 with the world premiere of the movie, which stars Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, Saoirse Ronan, Jude Law and Edward Norton.

The Berlin event is the first of the year's major European film festivals, and its director Dieter Kosslick said: "With unmistakable Wes Anderson charm, this comedy promises to kick things off in a big way."

The latest movie from the director of RushmoreMoonrise KingdomFantastic Mr Fox and The Royal Tenenbaums features Fiennes as a concierge at a European hotel in an adventure that involves the theft and recovery of a priceless painting.

The Berlin Film Festival runs from February 6 - 16.

Here's the trailer for The Grand Budapest Hotel:

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