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On Location

On Location: The graffiti wall from Sympathy for the Devil

By Adam Scovell

Visiting the West London residence featured in Jean-Luc Godard’s legendary Rolling Stones essay film.

On Location: The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

By Adam Scovell

A visit to two London locations featured in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s Technicolor masterpiece.

On Location: The door from Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy

By Adam Scovell

Visiting the scene of the director’s penultimate thriller, set in a bygone Covent Garden.

On Location: The Normandy beach from The 400 Blows

By Adam Scovell

Following in the existential footsteps of François Truffaut’s young protagonist, half a century on.

On Location: The concert house from Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher

By Adam Scovell

The elegance of the Vienna Conservatoire perfectly contrasts the raw brutality of Isabelle Huppert’s actions.

On Location: The London pub from Withnail & I

By Adam Scovell

The fictional Mother Black Cap makes a brief but memorable appearance in Bruce Robinson’s cult comedy.

On Location: The church ruins from The Blood on Satan’s Claw

By Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell visits the scene of one of the most disturbing moments in the history of British horror cinema.

On Location: Harry Lime’s Vienna in The Third Man

By Adam Scovell

Retracing the steps of one of film noir’s most iconic characters through the Austrian capital.

On Location: The London park from Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow-Up

By Adam Scovell

Maryon Park in Charlton lies at the beguiling centre of the Italian director’s psychological mystery.

On Location: The title sequence from Jacques Tati’s Mon Oncle

By Adam Scovell

The Parisian town of Joinville provides the backdrop to the French director’s 1958 masterpiece.

On Location: The final shot from Agnés Varda’s Cleo from 5 to 7

By Adam Scovell

Paris’ Boulevard de l’Hôpital provides the setting for one of the most cherished endings in French cinema.

On Location: The footbridge from Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise

By Adam Scovell

This unassuming overpass plays a pivotal role in Céline and Jesse’s Viennese waltz.

On Location: The dance academy from Dario Argento’s Suspiria

By Adam Scovell

A pilgrimage to one of the grandest and most iconic settings in all of horror cinema.

On Location: The bridge from Jules et Jim

By Adam Scovell

This grey structure in the centre of Paris provided the Nouvelle Vague with one of its most iconic images.

On Location: The Norman castle from Kind Hearts and Coronets

By Adam Scovell

This historic fortress is the scene of some unsavoury goings on in Robert Hamer’s classic Ealing comedy.

On Location: The house from Michael Haneke’s Hidden

By Adam Scovell

The Austrian director’s 2005 thriller is built around the mystery of place, as a visit to this Parisian setting revealed.

On Location: The house from Don’t Look Now

By Adam Scovell

The private residence featured in Nicolas Roeg’s iconic ’70s horror remains an idyllic, evocative setting.

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