Hotels that were in the movie
Sometimes movie characters are not only people, but cities and their hotels. We decided to find out in which hotels were filmed and the most interesting-grossing films of recent years and go to feel like a star
“Midnight in Paris”
The woody Allen film inspires a trip to Paris: Montmartre, the Seine, Latin quarter, Museum de l’orangerie and Rodin. The Director lovingly showed how the beauty of the city today, and the appeal of his 20-ies, where the protagonist. In addition to the iconic places of Paris, its boulevards and narrow streets, the Director has made a film hero and legendary hotel Le Bristol . where they filmed some scenes. For example, in the screen appears frequently the room in which the characters live, — Panoramique Suite with balcony in flowers, with a breathtaking view over Paris. The shooting took place also in the lobby and at the entrance.
Shooting a film with Angelina Jolie and johnny Depp starring mainly took place in Venice. Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck wanted to show the city from a new angle, as Venice, like Paris, and all the time flashes and then on the photos. Thus, we see how historical and contemporary dynamic of the chase across the rooftops and canals.
For the filming of the hotel, where he stopped the heroes, was chosen to the five-star Danieli . Pravda the film we only see the lobby with majestic staircase. The room itself is spacious Doge Suite was recreated in the Palazzo Pisani Moretta right on the Grand canal, the room was perfect for a Venetian balcony.
“When we shot the scenes in the Doge Suite, — remembers Angelina Jolie, I was astonished at the beauty of this room. Then I showed that the walls were all artificial that the marble was drawn, And everything was so artfully done that I couldn’t distinguish between what’s native and what is added”.
“The da Vinci code”
According to the book the main character, Professor Langdon stayed in the Ritz Paris . So some scenes of the movie, it was decided to remove there. But soon the Director had a problem: the standard room was too small for the crew, and the spacious Suite had a wrong format, because the Professor would hardly have allowed himself to so expensive a hotel room. But the solution was found: a room in the hotel was reconstructed on the site in London with the help of more than 100 items from room 512, from furniture and curtains and a Bathrobe and Slippers.
Within two months all returned to the hotel in one piece. Now the hotel is under restoration.
“The girl with the dragon tattoo”
The film is David Fincher’s best-selling novel by Stieg Larsson was partially filmed in Zurich in the hotel the Dolder Grand . Here comes the main heroine Lisbeth Salander.
In the film you can see the facade of the hotel, reception, corridor and Masina Suite, which is a stop character. For the filming of the lobby and reception area have been blocked for guests, though most didn’t even notice.
The film mentions the name of the hotel: during check-in Lisbeth Concierge, who, incidentally, plays a real member of staff Vanessa Kellerhals, says in the film “Welcome to the Dolder Grand”.
A romantic Comedy partially filmed in one of the best hotels in London The Ritz . stopped where the heroine Julia Roberts star Anna Scott. The filmmakers thought to include this legendary hotel on Piccadilly, its distinctive interiors will be a good move for a foreign audience. The more luxurious setting of The Ritz is the most suitable for Hollywood stars.
The shooting took place in front of the hotel, lobby, corridors and staircases, as well as Trafalgar Suite, which comes hero Hugh Grant for a meeting with Anna. In the film, were also involved real property.
“Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
Another woody Allen film in praise of love, passion and Barcelona, was partially filmed in the small town of Oviedo, where the heroes go on the weekend. There is a hotel, where they stop, has become the Melia Hotel de la Reconquista . Its interior is Javier Bardem conquers Scarlett Johansson, here it is and poisoned wine.
Another hotel which has become a platform for the film, became Hotel Casa Fuster . in the lobby there are two heroines, as well as the restaurant Cafe Vienes.
“007: Coordinates “Skayfoll”
The last film about James bond was filmed in many cities: London, Istanbul, Shanghai. But two hotels have managed to be successful and here: Corinthia Hotel and the Four Seasons Canary Wharf . One of the scenes, kind of like what is happening in Shanghai, it is actually filmed in the pool at Four Seasons Canary Wharf.
In the Comedy about a tennis tournament the main characters meet in the Dorchester . By mistake the main character, a tennis player who is going to retire and become a coach, arrived in London and settled in this hotel. By mistake he is given a chic Suite, which is a meeting with the heroine Kirsten dunst. In the film we see the interiors of the hotel: rooms, lobby, facade and corridors.
The TV series “Sex and the city”
In the last two series of the cult TV series “sex and the city” Carrie Bradshaw lives with her Russian lover in Paris, specifically in the Palace hotel Plaza Athenee . In the film we see an easily recognizable red roofs and flowers in the Windows, also participated in the movie lobby, a bar and a hotel Suite overlooking the Eiffel tower. Here in the lobby after a quarrel Carrie meets big, the Man of her dreams.
The hotel became the scenery for the movie “the Devil wears Prada”. In Plaza Athenee stops the editor and her assistant during the trip to fashion Week in Paris.