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Movies shot in Basilicata

Movies shot in Basilicata

In the last 50 years, more than 40 movies has been shot in Basilicata.
Sunny lands, primordial landscapes and villages scattered in the mountains are such a suggestive and natural scenario that many directors chose to shoot their movies in this place.

Among the movies shot in Basilicata:
La Lupa by Alberto Lattuada (Matera – 1953)
A Porte Chiuse by Dino Risi (Maratea – 1960)
I Basilischi by Lina Wertmüller (Palazzo San Gervasio – 1963)
The Gospel according to St. Matthew by Pier Paolo Pasolini (Sassi di Matera – 1964)
Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi with Gian Maria Volontè (Aliano, Craco, Guardia Perticara and Matera – 1978)
Three Brothers by Francesco Rosi with Michele Placido, Philippe Noiret and Vittorio Mezzogiorno (Matera – 1981)
The Sun Also Shines at Night by the brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (Matera – 1990)
The star maker by Giuseppe Tornatore with Sergio Castellitto (Matera, i Sassi and San Pietro Caveoso – 1995)
Of Lost Love, written and directed by Michele Placido with Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Sergio Rubini and Enrico Lo Verso (Irsina, Ferrandina and Matera – 1998)
I’m not scared by Gabriele Salvatores with Diego Abatantuono (San Leonardo – 2002)
The Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson (Sassi di Matera – 2004)
Basilicata Coast to Coast by Rocco Papaleo with Rocco Papaleo, Alessandro Gassman, Max Gazzè, Paolo Briguglia and Giovanna Mezzogiorno (2010)

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