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Woody Allen will shoot a film in Rome

Woody Allen will shoot a film in Rome
Fontant Trevi - Rome's attraction and one of the central places of Fellini’s film

Woody Allen, famous American film director, will shoot his new film in Rome. Allen's new work is called "Wrong Picture". In addition, are already known actors, who are invited by Woody Allen. Among them is the star of the popular film "Social network" Jesse Eisenberg, as well as one of the favorite actresses of the director - Penelope Cruz, according to the Chicago Sun Times.

Supporting roles in the future film will perform such stars as Ellen Page ("Inception") and Alec Baldwin.

Rome will become the fourth city in Europe, which will act as scenery for Woody Allen films. Before that Allen had already filmed in London ("Match Point"), Barcelona ("Vicky Cristina Barcelona") and Paris. The latter appears in the director's latest film "Midnight in Paris", which will open the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, which begins on May 11.

Rome today can be considered as one of the most cinematic cities in the world. Among the films, which were shot in this city or devoted to it are - the legendary film "Roman Holiday" with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, "Sweet Life" by Fellini and other.

Sights of Rome, which became decorations for the movies, besides the Coliseum (it is mentioned in hundreds of films), are worth noting Circus Maximus - a wild field at the foot of the Aventine, where the film "Ben Hur" was shot, Trevi Fountain, in which Fellini bathed the heroine of the "Sweet life" Anita Ekberg, as well as Portuense quay, which was mentioned in Pier Paolo Pasolini film "Accattone".

The fact is that Rome is one of the capitals of the world cinema, and it is confirmed by the annual Rome Film Festival, which takes place in the capital of Italy in autumn. Booking of hotels in Rome for autumn and the upcoming summer season is available on the portal

Ilya Kalachev

Date: 21/04/2011

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