Despite the fact that for decades Hollywood, it would seem, managed to achieve the incredible, including the development of amazing special effects, there is something special in Italian films that sets them apart from others. Italian cinema has shown the world not so many really outstanding films in recent years, but now we will talk about foreign film studios that have made films related to this wonderful country. So here ten of the most successful and successful films about amazing Italy.
The Red Violin (Le Violon Rouge), France
The legendary Stradivarius violins were created in Cremona (Cremona), and this is where the film unfolds.
A wonderful combination of mysticism, romance and drama has provided increased attention to this small town in the Lombardia region, despite the fact that few people knew about its existence before.
My House in Umbria, UK
It is noteworthy that the shooting of this picture took place in Siena, and not in Umbria. However, this did not spoil the overall impression of the film: after all, both places are very similar in their breathtaking landscapes. And the excellent work of the whole cast can not leave indifferent.
“Under the Tuscan Sun” (USA)
Given the name of the film, cinema fans would be surprised (and even upset) to find that the picture was shot not in Italy, but in a different place. The film contains many scenes that reveal the stunning landscapes of the regions of Salerno, Salenno, Campania, Toscana and, of course, the amazing beauty of the city of Florence (Firenze). Tuscany has the fame of a tourist center, which only intensified after the film was released.
The Talented Mr. Ripley, USA
What could be more Italian than relaxing on the beach with a bottle of Limoncello? It is likely that the plot of the film may seem too “twisted" for some, but the adventures of the heroes of Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law in Italy are a great pleasure.
«The Passion of Christ (The Passion of the Christ), USA
The gorgeous movie star Monica Bellucci, as well as the original local beauties make the “Passion of Christ” a true Italian film.
The English Patient, UK / USA
One of the most successful films of 1996 (winner in 9 Oscar nominations) was mostly shot in Italy, although this is not mentioned in the film.
However, Italians must have noticed that the scenes allegedly shot in Cairo (Egypt) were actually made in Venice.
“Water Life” (The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou), USA
This "classic" comedy with the participation of Bill Murray was shot in the vastness of Italy. The beauties of Rome, the islands of Ponza (Ponza), Naples (Napoli) and Anzio (Anzio) often flash in the frame.
The Italian Job (The Italian Job), USA / France / UK
Until now, film critics have been arguing about the film version of which year is more successful: 1969 or a remake of 2003. But what really causes no doubt is stunning views of Venice. Both versions contain many points in which amazing Italy is revealed.
"Angels and Demons" (Angels and Demons), USA
In the sequel to the popular Da Vinci Code, all the action moves from France to Italy. Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo, St. Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro) are constantly in the frame.
And this is exactly the case when it is necessary to watch a movie after a read book.
It’s better to see with your own eyes all the amazing places of the Eternal City and the Vatican.
The Godfather, USA
What other film deserves the first place in the top ten, if not the picture "The Godfather"? And to this day, she is considered one of the best films of all time.
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