Tonight, one of the most iconic novels of the 2000s is back on France 3. The third channel will air from 9:05 pm the Da Vinci Code, with the unique Tom Hanks as Professor Robert Langdon, Audrey Tautou as Sophie Neve, while Jean Reno and Sir Ian McKellen play Commissioners Bezoo Fache and Sir Leigh Teabing, respectively.
And if the film’s adventures cross Paris, England, and Scotland, was the film actually shot at the locations mentioned in the book?
NS the Da Vinci Code was actually shot in the Louvre
You may remember: The First Fifteen Minutes the Da Vinci Code Happened at the Louvre, when the curator of the prestigious Parisian Museum is murdered and evidence leading to a mysterious Freemasonic society is left behind. And for this occasion, Establishment opens its doors to allow filming of the film. However, it was not without difficulty. Closed to the public every Tuesday, this is the only day of the week the teams have been able to shoot.
On the other hand, another Paris monument did not have the same flexibility: the Church of Saint-Sulpice, in the capital’s sixth amphitheater. to the extent that Production teams didn’t bother to send authorization requests for the film. The interior of the building has been completely built in a studio in London.
some approximation in england
While the investigation into Robert Langdon and Sophie Newview continues, it takes them straight to England. But first, he must go to the Château de Villette in Val-d’Ois to meet Sir Teabing. And This is where the approximation begins : Everything was filmed at Burghley House in Lincolnshire. Just like when the two visit Westminster Abbey in London: they are actually in Lincoln Cathedral, still in Lincolnshire.
A little later in the film, characters played by Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou make a detour through Italy to visit Castel Gandolfo and meet a delegation from the Vatican in the hope of getting answers. Actually, They only cover a distance of a hundred kilometers and live in England at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.
Fortunately, to end the film, both go to a place faithful to the book Rosslyn Chapel in Edinburgh, Scotland. Purists will be pleased. And rest assured: for the rest we see only fire.
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