Venice as a movie set
The magic atmosphere and charm of Venice have attracted filmmakers from all over the world.
One of the films that is representing the sad side of Venice is the beautiful “Death in Venice” by Luchino Visconti shot at the Grand Hotel des Bains and on the beaches of the Lido (in the photo a scene from the film). Too bad that the Grand Hotel is now abandoned and is falling apart.
Even “Anonimo Veneziano” offered images of nostalgic romantic Venice
But there are many locations to see in order to find the “places of cinema” that have been their backdrop.
From the Basilica della Salute (“Indiana Jones and the last crusade“, by Steven Spielberg), to the Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs), the romantic set for the final scene of “oo7 – From Russia with Love”, with Sean Connery, on the Grand Canal (“Venice, la luna e tu ”, by Dino Risi with Alberto Sordi and Nino Manfredi) Scenes of” Bread and Tulips ” by Soldini;” Casanova “ by Fellini; “The italian job ” with the beautiful Charlize Theron.
In the small calli of Venice: “Il Mercante di Venezia“, with Al Pacino, “The Tourist“, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp …