Friday, January 18, 2013

The Belly of an Architect (1987)

dir. Peter Greenaway

The train crossing the French-Italian border – Ventimiglia, Italy

The credits sequence – Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy

Stourley Kracklite (Brian Dennehy) toasts to his idol, French architect Étienne-Louis Boullée – Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, Italy

The building where Kracklite works on his Boullée exhibition – Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy

Kracklite visits the Mausoleum of Augustus - Piazza Augusto Imperatore, Rome, Italy

The picnic scene – Villa Adriana, Largo Marguerite Yourcenar 2, Tivoli, Province of Rome, Italy

Kracklite writes a postcard to Boullée – St. Peter's Square, Vatican City

Kracklite writes another postcard to Boullée – the ruins of the Forum, Rome, Italy

Kracklite sees a weirdo stealing noses from antique statues – Via San Pietro in Carcere near The Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome, Italy

Flavia (Stefania Casini) asks Kracklite why he doesn’t photograph women – Neptune Fountain, Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy.

Flavia keeps needling Kracklite about his obsessions – Fountain of the Four Rivers, Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy.

The view from Flavia’s apartment – Palazzo della Civiltà del Lavoro, Quadrato della Concordia, Rome, Italy

Statues being restored – Foro Italico, Piazza Lauro De Bosis, Rome, Italy

Kracklite is questioned at a police station – Palazzo dei Conservatori, Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome, Italy

See also...

The Great Beauty

Last Year at Marienbad