Hotel of the stars

Jon Bang Carlsen, Denmark, 1981

59 min.DK/Documentary

A documentary comedy on extras played by extras. On their dreams and how the American society is reflected in these dreams. The film takes place in »Hotel of the Stars«, a hotel in the centre of Hollywood - USA. It is an old hotel in the interior and the exterior as well, but yet time has not been able to wipe out all traces of previous elegance. Until the beginning of the sixties the name of this hotel was simply a sober statement: Up there on Franklin Avenue lived »the Stars«, when they came in from New York, still blushing from the spotlights of Broadway. The name is still the same, but reality has changed. The stars and their money have moved to other parts of the City and have thus left the place to the pursuers - those who dream of becoming stars and their loyal followers, poverty and criminality.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Hotel of the stars
Danish title Hotel of the stars
Keywords Hotels, USA, Extras, Hollywood
Director Jon Bang Carlsen
Screenplay Jon Bang Carlsen
Director of Photography Alexander Gruszynski
Editor Anders Refn
Sound Niels Bokkenheuser
Composer Tennyson Stephens
Appearance Dan Pattarson, David Pack, George W. Scott, Joe André
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
International sales C&C Productions ApS
Technical info 647 meter, 16 mm, Normal, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 08.08.1981
Cinemas Delta
Find more Ebbe Iversen: Hotel of the Stars. Kosmorama 154/1981.
Henrik Jul Hansen: Drømmenes hotel. Levende Billeder 5/1981.
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Workshoppen
Co-production Hotel of the Stars Production
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Jon Bang Carlsen


Script Jon Bang Carlsen


Cinematography Alexander Gruszynski


Editing Anders Refn


Music Tennyson Stephens


Sound Niels Bokkenheuser


Appearance Dan Pattarson
Appearance David Pack
Appearance George W. Scott
Appearance Joe André
Appearance Wanda Nawicki
Appearance Alexander Tennyson

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