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Hotel Chevalier (2007) takes place 2 weeks before Jack joins his two older brothers on a journey in India in The Darjeeling Limited (2007).
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Natalie Portman went on record that she was upset about agreeing to do the nude scene and that she would never bare herself on-screen again.
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According to director Wes Anderson, the movie was filmed in two and a half days. The film was also edited entirely on his personal computer.
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Nancy Utley, a chief operating officer of Fox Searchlight, said that her company did not even know about this film until after The Darjeeling Limited (2007) was completed.
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Natalie Portman's first nude scene.
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Although Natalie Portman went on record that she regret appearing bare naked in the short film and that she would never bare herself on-screen again, Natalie Portman would later appear naked again on-screen in Planetarium (2016).
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When Jack's ex is browsing through his possessions, she comes across three music boxes. Upon turning the middle one, it plays Les Champs-Élysées, which is the closing song for The Darjeeling Limited, for which Hotel Chevalier is a prologue.
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Natalie Portman's character makes a cameo in The Darjeeling Limited (2007).
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A body double was not used for Natalie Portman. Natalie Portman did the nude scene herself.
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The movie playing on the television is Stalag 17 (1953), which is about a group of WWII POWs orchestrating an escape from the camp.
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It is not revealed why Jack broke up with Ex Girlfriend.
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In the short film, it took Natalie Portman 5 seconds to remove her white sleeveless blouse in the nude scene.
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The short film is about two characters whom have hurt each other in the past and want to strike back but are deeply in love.
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Jack saying to Ex Girlfriend that he'll "never be her friend" hints that Jack is still mad at her and that he doesn't need her anymore and that he want to be free from her and move on.
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Hotel Chevalier is a 15 minute short film written and directed by Wes Anderson and stars Jason Schwartzman and Natalie Portman. In the short film, Jason Schwartzman stars as a depressed man hiding away at a hotel in Paris whom is visited by manipulative former lover (Natalie Portman).
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It's hinted why Jack broke up with his Ex Girlfriend. When Jack's Ex Girlfriend arrives at his hotel room, she is seen talking to someone on her mobile phone and when Jack removes her trousers and knickers and makes out with her on top of the bed, Jack notices she has bruises on her body. This hints that Jack's Ex girlfriend may had cheated on him and that she could had been abused by her lover.
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It is hinted throughout the short film that Jack's Ex girlfriend was the reason why Jack and his Ex Girlfriend broke up.
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In the short film, Jack's Ex Girlfriend wears a armless white blouse which Jack's Ex Girlfriend removes when she makes out with Jack on top of the bed. This is a nod to Natalie Portman's earlier film Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) which Padme Amidala Natalie Portman wore a white suit in that film, which her bare stomach is exposed when the character gets scratched on the back by a Nexu.
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