Travel through the scenic filming famous movies

Today we will go on a fascinating journey through the world cinema alive scenery. We walk on the footsteps of the hobbits still fresh, we try to catch the scent of perfume Perfume, which went mad literally everything and certainly not disregard Soviet classics. "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Germany, in 2006.
Despite the fact that the shooting began in Provence (France), most of them held in the capital of Catalonia - Barcelona. It was her choked streets of Paris in the stench of that era. After all, turning them into crannies fish market took 2, 5 tons of fish and meat! But the most important episodes of the movie were filmed in the Spanish village that scenario was the city of perfumers - Grasse.

"Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: Introduction." USSR, 1979.
Our home and all your favorite classics. Especially now, when stories K. Doyle drew attention to America and Britain, a race taking remakes. Most of the episodes of the "Russian" Sherlock was shot in St Petersburg, which has evolved into 19th century London. However, some of the shots were taken in Latvia, Estonia and Abkhazia. In particular, the heart of the story - the famous Baker Street in Riga, and in our reality Jauniela street name. By the way, this is where the movie was "17 Moments of Spring».
Jauniela in Latvian means "New Street».

House number 24 on the street Jauniela that in the old town, brilliantly played the role of Flower shop on Blyumenshtrasse. From the window of the house it threw Professor Pleischner. Today, this building is located the picturesque hotel called «Justus». Although the owners of the hotel did not stop calling his restaurant «Aleks».
Hotel "Yustos»:

"The Master and Margarita". Russia, 2005.
This is perhaps one of the most enigmatic paintings of world cinema - it's how many times different directors have tried to make a film and how much time it frustrated! But in 2005, Vladimir Bortko managed to defeat the evil rock, and the band released the mini-series on the great work by Mikhail Bulgakov. Interestingly, most of the filming took place in St. Petersburg, not Moscow. And some of the most spectacular shots were filmed in the Crimea, the head of the Sugar - a mountain near the Genoese fortress. It was here crucified Yeshua, as evidenced by left after filming crosses. Many people visit these places say that they have "truly enchanting energy».
Crimea. Sugarloaf Mountain in the background of the Genoese fortress:

"D'Artagnan and the Three Musketeers." USSR, 1979.
The role of Paris in the well-known and loved by all Soviet tape played, basically, Lviv. Sometimes, however, the crew traveled to nearby villages for filming especially impressive scenes. One of them was the Musketeers fight with guards at City Hall, which at the time was the Pidhirtsi castle.
Ukraine, Lviv region, p. Pidhirtsi. Pidhirtsi Castle:

"Mamma Mia!". USA, 2008.
Decorations for most of the film was Greece, and, more precisely, its small, but very picturesque island of Skopelos, washed by the Aegean Sea. This is no accident. Beautiful cliffs, snow-white, as if specially polished local construction as well as possible consistent with the atmosphere of the movie-musical, which later became one of the most successful in the history of the film industry.
Skopelos Island:

"Other". USA, 2001.
This is a minimalist thriller with Nicole Kidman in the lead role. This painting is considered one of the best ever made on the subject of ghosts and ghosts! Almost all of its events unfold inside the house. In the story of the scene - United Kingdom. In fact, an old English mansion - it Palacio De Los Hornillos in northern Spain. And it's true there is something mystical - it is constructed so that which side it does not do all the time it seems that he will turn to you the same side of the moon.

"Les Miserables". USA, 2012.
Heartbreaking film adaptation of Victor Hugo's immortal novel was greeted by the public with great success. Eight Oscar nominations! Three prize "Golden Globe"! The film grossed over $ 250 million in worldwide box office! Where are filmed this masterpiece? Of course, the lion's share have undertaken special effects, but without spectacular location filming has not done. For example, the most grandiose views of Paris is actually owned by the London Old Royal Naval College - a veteran of the movie. This college has had time to "light up" in the film "The Madness of King George," "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," "The Duchess," "The Young Victoria" and many others.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." USA, 2003.
Remember the scene in the beautiful white sand beach? It was filmed on the island of Cayo Largo, located in the Cuban archipelago. Isolated from civilization, it has retained its pristine beauty and naturalness. The choice fell on him also because its history is inextricably linked with the pirates of the Caribbean. Try to find in the whole world a place better suited for shooting the pirate saga!

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." USA, 2012.
Of course, "The Hobbit" could not shoot anywhere except in New Zealand, in fact there is Hobbiton - village specially built for the filming of "The Lord of the Rings" and preserved as a monument to the legendary film. The plot of the new film is set against the backdrop of the picturesque landscape in the Waikato. It was here that was filmed a scene in which Bilbo with friends found the treasure in a cave mountain trolls.

After Earth". USA, 2013.
Action sci-fi action takes place on Earth, 1,000 years exist without people. The quantity and quality of special effects in the movie pleasantly surprises - the picture turned out really spectacular. Actual filming took place in Costa Rica, the United States and Switzerland. The main part of the movie - the journey of the hero in the jungle to the volcano - was shot in La Fortuna de San Carlos, the resort town of Costa Rica. The volcano shows real. It is called Arenal.

«P.S. I love you". USA, 2007.
This moving story of love, wrote the Irish writer Sessiliya Ahern, and her book is so saturated with color country that the director had no choice - had to shoot, of course, in Ireland! But it's for the best, because at one time these very beautiful, even fantastic landscapes have inspired many artists! For example, the famous film "Braveheart" was filmed here, too, in County Wicklow.

"Star Wars: Episode 1 and 2". United States, 1999 and 2002.
Duration: the distant past. Place: 43 thousand light years from the galactic center. We are on the planet Tatooine, orbiting a binary star and is a haven for smugglers of all kinds. In our reality, it is a Berber village located in the town of Tataouine in southern Tunisia. The Berbers were rescued from the scorching sun in the cave houses, which were cut in stone. And enterprising filmmakers turned them into the scenery for the "Star Wars».

"Harry Potter" all the parts. United Kingdom, 2001 - 2011 years.
The final station of our walk becomes western Scotland, where the viaduct Glenfinnan, better known around the world as the famous railway bridge on the way to Hogwarts. Despite the fact that the last movie came out two years ago, is still here every year attracts thousands of fans. And they can understand looking at Glenfinnan, believe that magic really exists.



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