"The Great Beauty" Movie Becomes an Itinerary in Rome

Italy, Rome Guide (B): "The Great Beauty" Movie Becomes an Itinerary in Rome

Rome’s Mayor Ignazio Marino delivered his promise and the Oscar-winning movie the Great Beauty has turned into three tours for locals and tourists.

The movie Roman Holiday in 1953 showed Rome’s squares and beauty for the first time while seven years later Fellini’s La Dolce Vita shed light on Roman souls. Allen’s To Rome With Love was a pretty superficial film, full of stereotypes about the Eternal City, while Sorrentino aims at unveiling the real life behind Rome’s breath-taking landmarks, a stark contrast between its majestic historical sites and unprincipled characters. The City Hall’s website also offers a list of 26 landmarks (the main character’s house is not included since it is a privately-owned flat), with two more key scenes – the Aqueduct Park and EUR’s big Fountain Hall – that had to be left out because they’re too far from the others. All of the itineraries are in downtown Rome. One is 2-hour long, while the other two require 3 hours each. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: "The Great Beauty" Movie Becomes an Itinerary in Rome
Guide Location: Italy » Rome
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Giorgio Schiavoni
Read it on author's website: http://www.buzzinrome.com/2014/03/21/rome-city-hall-designs-three-walking-itineraries-based-on-the-great-beauty-scenes/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Aqueduct Park
  • EUR's big Fountain Hall
  • Janiculum
  • Panella
  • Caracalla Baths
  • Capitoline Museums
  • Etruscan Museum
  • Barberini Square
  • American Academy
  • Royal Spanish Academy
  • Navona square
  • Rome’s Monumental Cemetery Verano
  • Colosseum
  • Il Buchetto
  • Tree Bar
  • Via Flaminia
  • Villa Borghese

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