- Rated: R
- Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 3, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 02/02/2001
"...Mr. Wenders demonstrates his casual mastery....He lovingly lingers over the baked, cracking pavement, blowing kisses to [L.A.'s] flaws..."
Rolling Stone - 03/01/2001
"...Wenders and cinematographer Phedeon Papamichael work up some nifty atmosphere, enhanced by a soundtrack from the likes of Bono and Brian Eno..."
Film Comment - 03/01/2001
"...A quixotic marvel....[With] emotionally lucid compositions..."
Los Angeles Times - 02/02/2001
"...Rapturously beautiful....THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL is a fantasy, a fairy tale..."
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical release: February 2, 2001.
- The artwork for the film was supplied by Julian Schnabel and Alejandro Carpendia.
- The paintings in the film are made out of tar, which is an anagram for "art."
- The neon sign above the hotel advertises "Fire proof rooms" and "Popular prices."
- THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL won the Silver Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2000.
- The soundtrack includes songs by Milla Jovovich, Daniel Lanois, John Hassell, Bill Frisell, Brian Eno, U2, and Tito Larriva and the MDH Band. The closing song, "The Ground Beneath Her Feet," was cowritten by Bono and novelist Salman Rushdie.
- Bono makes a cameo appearance in one of the hotel scenes.