Description - Film + Travel Asia, Oceania, Africa by Anne Ishii
Museyon Guides' curators from around the world have composed this guidebook to inform you the armchair film critic, the rampant moviegoer, the bona fide celluloid aficionado of exactly where to go. Why just dream of the places you see in cinema? Instead, explore the terrain with the help of these carefully crafted cultural companions. Travel the world through the lens of your favourite film scenes and discover the best locations for your next picture-perfect vacation. ASIA, OCEANA, AFRICA Drive into the parking garage at the University of Melbourne and follow in the footsteps of Mel Gibson in Mad Max. Go to the 83rd floor of the International Finance Centre in Hong Kong and see where Angelina Jolie jumped in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Whisper your deepest desires into the walls of Ta Prom Temple in Cambodia and recreate In the Mood for Love. Sing at Karaoke-kan in Tokyo and pay homage to Lost in Translation. Discover which tiny Tasmanian town of 300 residents inspires Hayao Miyazaki, the anime mastermind behind Spirited Away and Kiki's Delivery Service. Find out when the scenery of Vietnam is in Cambodia and when it's in Puerto Rico and much, much more. SELLING POINTS: SELLING POINTS: Each guide contains hundreds of colour photographs that jump off the pages of each pocket-sized guide. Each guide references a multitude of movies: Europe references 199 films; Asia, Oceania & Africa references 139 films; and North America & South America references 198 films. Meticulously researched and curated by film reviewers, producers, directors, historians and location specialists from every angle. A personalised introduction kicks off each book with the editor's very personal take on the best the region has to offer. The Museyon Guides are the only guidebooks that offer a range of thematic tours geared for film buffs. Mix and match these tours to create your own unforgettable trip. Months' worth of excursions in each title. Illustrated
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Author Biography - Anne Ishii
Museyon Guides are visually oriented travel guides, accessibly written for the greenhorn as well as the aficionado, featuring academic-quality information on artistic and cultural interests and obsessions. They are based in New York City.
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