While at the film's world premiere, Fiennes spoke highly of the director, Anderson, and compared him to a musical conductor, who "knows precisely, musically, the nuances he wants."

Watch the cast talk about the relionship between the lobboy boy and Gustave here

"He's probably the most prepared director", he says of Wes. "He has these storyboards, very beautifully drawn, detailed and slightly animated. So, in a way, he's kind of made the film, as it were, on the drawing board."

Since it debuted at a screening in Berlin last month, critics got an early look at the forthcoming film, and they were not disappointed.

Turn to the next page to see what the critics thought