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Movies shot in Basilicata

Movies Filmed in Basilicata

In the last 50 years more than 40 films have been shot in Basilicata. Sunny landscapes, primordial lands and villages perched on the mountains: evocative sceneries impossible to forget.

Some of the movies shot in Basilicata are:
La Lupa by Alberto Lattuada (Matera – 1953)
A Porte Chiuse by Dino Risi (Maratea – 1960)
The Basilisks 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 starring Gian Maria Volontè (Aliano, Craco, Guardia Perticara and Matera – 1978)
Three Brothers by Francesco Rosi starring Michele Placido, Philippe Noiret and Vittorio Mezzogiorno (Matera – 1981)
Sunshine Even by Night by brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (Matera –  1990)
The Star Maker by Giuseppe Tornatore starring Sergio Castellitto (Matera and San Pietro Caveoso – 1995)
Del Perduto Amore, written and directed by Michele Placido starring Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Sergio Rubini and Enrico Lo Verso (Irsina, Ferrandina and Matera – 1998)
I’m Not Scared by Gabriele Salvatores starring Diego Abatantuono (San Leonardo – 2002)
The Passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson (Sassi di Matera – 2004)
Basilicata Coast to Coast by Rocco Papaleo starring Rocco Papaleo, Alessandro Gassman, Max Gazzè, Paolo Briguglia and Giovanna Mezzogiorno (2010)


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