Italy on the silver screen: famous Italian movie locations

May 10, 2019 322


Many readers may have been already to the cinema to watch one of the most anticipated movies of this Summer, the modern take on classic comic and 1970s’ tv series Wonder Woman. Those a bit more familiar with the lands of Italy may have recognized a couple of pretty popular locations – Palinuro and Castel del Monte above all, backdrop to some of the film’s most spectacular scenes.  

Recognizing places you are familiar with when watching a movie, and even a simple TV add, is a somehow satisfying experience, or so I find every time I recognize my beloved Turin somewhere. Truth is there are plenty of cinema classics that have artfully used the beauties of Italy as the perfect canvas to paint enigmatic sketches of love affairs and treasons, coming of age experiences and supernatural events.  

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