New Rose Hotel

"Grim"

New Rose Hotel Review


Frustrated to the point where most people will give up, Abel Ferrara's New Rose Hotel is one of the worst-realized psychodramas ever made, despite its stellar one-two punch of Walken and Dafoe. Ostensibly a story about two con men who take $100 million to get a bigshot scientist to defect to a rival firm, it eventually turns into a story of obsession and subjectivity when Dafoe's character realizes he's been had. The end result is that the last half the movie is a flashback to the first half of the movie, and mostly in slow motion. Interminable and dull, with plenty of mood lighting and little in the way of mood.


New Rose Hotel

Facts and Figures

Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th March 1999

Distributed by: Rose Releasing

Production compaines: Quadra Entertainment, Edward R. Pressman Film

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 19%
Fresh: 3 Rotten: 13

IMDB: 4.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Edward R. Pressman

Starring: as Fox, as X, as Sandii, as Hiroshi's wife, as Madame Rosa, as Distinguished man

Also starring: ,

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