Sunday, May 22, 2016

Deception (2008)

dir. Marcel Langenegger

The film is set for the most part in New York City. The last portion of the movie is set in Madrid.

Wyatt Bose (Hugh Jackman) gets off the cab – Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, York, New York.

Wyatt and Jonathan McQuarry (Ewan McGregor) in the park – Bryant Park, New York, New York. The camera is looking toward Sixth Avenue.

Jonathan goes on his first blind date – Dylan Hotel, 52 E 41st Street, New York, New York.

Jonathan calling Wyatt – Park Avenue at E 41st Street, New York, New York. He’s walking toward Grand Central Terminal.

Jonathan goes on another blind date – Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, York, New York.

Jonathan and "S" (Michelle Williams) walking in Chinatown – Doyers Street looking at Pell, New York, New York.

The Chinese restaurant – 1 Elizabeth Street at Bayard, New York, New York.

The hotel where "S" disappears – 64 Bayard Street, New York, New York. It’s not actually a hotel, at least not now.

Jonathan walking toward the turn of Doyers Street, New York, New York.

Jonathan's apartment building – 755 West End Avenue, York, New York.

Jonathan enters the subway – 103rd Street Station, Broadway at W 103rd Street, New York, New York.

The hotel where Wyatt and "S" are staying in Madrid - The Westin Palace, Plaza de las Cortes 7, Madrid, Spain. Opened in 1912, this iconic luxury hotel is located in the "Triangle of Art", within walking distance of the city's most prestigious museums: Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofia Museums. The White House scenes in John Milius’ 1975 The Wind and the Lion were also filmed there.

The bank where Wyatt and Jonathan receive the money - Instituto Cervantes, Calle Alcalá 49, Madrid, Spain. It’s actually not a bank but a non-profit organization dedicated to the Spanish language and culture studies.

Bose and McQuarry have a confrontation in the park - Paseo del Prado, Madrid, Spain

Jonathan trying to catch up with "S" - Plaza del Rey, Madrid, Spain. “S” then gets into a cab at Calle del Barquillo.

Jonathan keeps looking for "S" - Calle de Toledo, Madrid, Spain.

Jonathan finally meets with "S" - Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. It's a major tourist attraction, and the place for celebrations for San Isidro, patron saint of Madrid. Pedro Almodovar also filmed the final scene of The Flower of My Secret there.


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  2. I am a fan of Hugh Jackman and this movie I love it.

  3. Como curiosidad, respecto al banco (actual Instituto Cervantes), ese edificio desde su construcción en 1910 fue un banco (Banco Español del Río de la Plata) hasta que en 2005 fue cedido al Instituto. Puede leerse toda su historia aquí: