About this submission
As a child I always loved exploring places that had a story to tell. I used to visit Europe every year with my grandmother, and while she tried to get me to appreciate the baroque architecture, I was looking for a way to climb to the top of it. This film was produced with the advice of Werner Herzog, with the theme "filming on a strange planet" and when I walked 5 miles off the highway and laid eyes on the hotel for the first time, it felt otherworldly. The story came out of that image, and a desire to explore this beautiful place.