Preparing your holidays in Venice – Part I

Are you preparing your holidays in Venice?

You can read the guidebooks, look at pictures of Italian scenes, but nothing sets the mood for your venetian vacation better than watching an evocative film in Venice.

Dream with Venice:

The Tourist – Watch the upcoming
December 2010
with Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp
Synopsis
An American tourist’s playful dalliance with a stranger leads to a web of intrigue, romance and danger. During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Set Location in Venice:

A little romance -George Roy Hill (1979)
Anonimo veneziano di Enrico Maria Salerno (1970)
Blame it on the Bellboy – Mark Herman (1992)*
Casanova -Lasse Hallstrom (2005)*
Casino Royale – Martin Campbell (2006)
Dangerous Beauty -Marshall Herskovitz (1998)*
Death in Venice – Luchino Visconti (1971)*
Don’t Look now – Nicolas Roeg (1973)*
Everyone says I love you – Woody Allen (1996)*
Fantozzi va in pensione
Fellini’s Casanova – Federico Fellini (1976)
From Russia with love – Terence Young (1963)
Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade -Steven Spielberg (1989)
Iago – Volfango de Biasi (2009)
Il Codice di Marco Polo (2010)
Italian Jobs – F. Gary Gray (2003)*
Just married – Shawn Levy (2003)
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – Simon Vincer (2001)
La lingua del santo di Carlo Mazzacurati (2000)
La vittima designata di Maurizio Lucidi (1971)
Masquerade – Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1967)
Moonraker – Lewis Gilbert (1979)
Nero veneziano – Ugo Liberatore (1978)
Nikita – Luc Besson (1990)
Only you – Norman Jewison (1994)
Otello – Orson Wells (1952)
Pane e tulipani – Silvio Soldini (1999)
Piccoli delitti veneziani – Etienne Périer (1988)
Pokémon Heroes di Kunihiko Yuyama (2003)
Shark in Venice – Danny Lerner (2008)
Senso – Luchino Visconti (1954)
Solamente nero di Antonio Bido (1978)
Summertime – David Lean (1955)
The Comfort of Strangers – Paul Schrader (1990)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen – Stephen Norrington (2003)
The Merchant of Venice – Michael Radford (2004)*
The Story of us – Rob Reiner (1999)
The Talented Mr. Ripley – Anthony Minghella (1999)*
The Venetian Affair di Jerry Thorpe (1967)
The Thief Lord – Richard Claus (2006)*
The Tourist – Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (2010) – upcoming on the December 2010
Venezia, la luna e tu – Dino Risi (1958)
Viaggio di nozze – Carlo Verdone (1995)
Yuppi Du di Adriano Celentano (1975)
Wings of the Dove – Iain Softley (1997)*


* Locanda Art Deco Video Library

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