city: roma

colosseum scene

from my own private idaho, river phoenix, keanu reeves, gus van sant posted in movies by stokazz

In the 1991 movie "My Own Private Idaho" Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix travel to Rome. In one scene they stand in this park by the Colosseum.

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phone booth scene

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This the side of piazza Navona where Bruce Willis is talking in a phone booth - which existed only in the movie - before meeting James Coburn.

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mayflower’s hq

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The Palazzo delle Civiltà Romana, or "square colosseum" as romans call it, was used as the headquarters of the Mayflower Industries in Rome.

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“la dolce vita” fountain scene

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This the fountain where Anita Ekberg invites Marcello Mastroianni to join her in the famous scene from la Dolce Vita. The film by Federico Fellini won the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival and the Oscar for Best Costumes, and remains one of the most critically acclaimed films of all time.

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hotel where kurt cobain overdosed in 94

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The Exelcior Hotel in Via Veneto is where Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love stayed in February 1994 a few days after Nirvana's gig in Palaghiaccio di Marino (22 of February 1994). Courtney Love found Kurt sensless (he was in a coma) in his hotel room after he had attempted suicide by taking Roipnol and Champaigne. He was taken to the Umberto I hospital first then to a private clinic. Two months later he would commit suicide in his house in Seattle.

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