Plenty of movies have been shot in Calabria, in the villages that are surrounded by beautiful landscapes and the echo of millennial narrations. It’s the Magna Grecia where the Normans, the Byzantines, the Greek, the Romans and the Albanians have marked their presence along the centuries and have inspired many movie genres: dramas, comedies, fiction, documentaries and ads. Since the years of the silent movies the locations spread around the region have been steadily increasing and they have become charming “movie routes” for the tourists featured by unique landscapes. They represent a specific cultural identity related to the tiny villages and they underline a neorealist movie narration far from the “dark” mood Calabria has been too often identified with.
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