Cinematic Places

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Cinematic Places

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Author: Sarah Baxter

Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780711264304

Date: 9th March, 2023


  1. Categories

  2. Places And Peoples
  3. Films, Cinema


Go beyond the big screen and explore the real places that inspired some of the greatest films of all time - brought to life through comprehensively researched text and stunning hand-drawn artwork. Travel journalist Sarah Baxter reveals 25 essential cinematic destinations around the globe, spanning different decades, directors and movie genres. Full-page colour illustrations instantly transport you to each location. You'll find that these places are not just backdrops to the tales told, but characters in their own right. Travel to the sweeping deserts of Lawrence of Arabia  in Jordan, escape to the tumbling hills of San Francisco as seen in Hitchcock's Vertigo  or lose yourself in the cobbled lanes of In Bruges . Featured locations: London, England, Paddington Wells, England, Hot Fuzz Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, The Wicker Man Belchite & the Sierra de Guadarrama, Spain, Pan's Labyrinth Montmartre, Paris, France, Amélie Bruges, Belgium, In Bruges Görlitz, Germany, The Grand Budapest Hotel Fårö, Sweden, Persona Salzburg, Austria, The Sound of Music Rome, Italy, La Dolce Vita Matmata & Tozeur, Tunisia, Star Wars: A New Hope  Wadi Rum, Jordan, Lawrence of Arabia Mumbai, India, The Lunchbox Hong Kong, China, Enter the Dragon Seoul, South Korea, Parasite Tokyo, Japan, Lost in Translation Outback, Australia, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Karekare Beach, New Zealand, The Piano Alberta, Canada, The Revenant Philadelphia, USA, Rocky San Francisco, USA, Vertigo Brooklyn, New York, USA, Do the Right Thing Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah, USA, Thelma & Louise Jamaica, Dr No Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru, The Motorcycle Diaries Delve into this book to discover some of the world's most fascinating cinematic places and the films that celebrate them. Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: Artistic Places , Spiritual Places , Literary Places, Hidden Places , Mystical Places and Wild Places .

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