CDA release 2 disc set of Mike Figgis' Hotel
Released on 4 November, CDA Entertainment bring us a two-disc special editon of Hotel. Directed by Mike Figgis and featuring an all-star cast that includes Saffron Burrows, Rhys Ifans, David Schwimmer, John Malkovich, Lucy Liu and Salma Hayek, the film is set in a Venetian Hotel where the assembled cast are making a modern Dogme film of the Jacobean tragedy, ‘The Duchess of Malfi’. The hotel however is a hot-bed of intrigue and vice with cannibalistic staff luring unsuspecting guests into underground cells and other guests being lured into taking part in weird sex acts in darkened rooms.
The DVD features an anamorphic 2.35:1 direct digital transfer of the film on disc 1, a documentary, still gallery and many outtakes and extras in the shape of 27 ‘web shorts’ all on disc 2. A full review of the film and the DVD can be found on DVDTimes here.