Traveling the World Through Your Favorite Movies.
Drive into the parking garage at the University of Melbourne and follow in the footsteps of Mel Gibson in Mad Max. Go to the 83rd floor of the International Finance Centre in Hong Kong and see where Angelina Jolie jumped in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Whisper your deepest desires into the walls of Ta Prom Temple in Cambodia and recreate In the Mood For Love. Warm up your vocal chords at Karaoke-kan in Tokyo and pay homage to Lost in Translation. Discover which tiny Tasmanian town of 300 residents inspires Hayao Miyazaki, the anime mastermind behind Spirited Away and Kiki’s Delivery Service. Find out when the scenery of Vietnam is in Cambodia and when it’s in Puerto Rico and much, much more.
- 139 movies cited
- 120 color photographs of movie locations, sites and landmarks
- 20 countries & over 65 city listings
- Original cover illustration by award-winning graphic novelist Jillian Tamaki (NY Times)
- Packed with sidebars and useful trivia about each film location
- Comprehensive index and credits
- Great gift for travel lovers and film buffs
Contributors: Mikael Awake (IDA-winning film writer), Gemma Blackwood (PhD candidate, Univ. of Melbourne), Scarlet Cheng (Film Professor, OTIS College of Art), Lee Middleton (Fodor’s), Eija Niskanen (M.A., UCLA)
Film + Travel Series 978-0-9822320-1-9 Trade Paperback $11.95 164 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 Full-Color Throughout Carton Qty: 36 Travel TRV003000: Travel/Asia/General TRV004000: Travel/Australia & Oceania PER004020: Performing Arts/Film & Video/Guides & ReviewsAdd to Cart