Pantelleria: a movie island

The Oscars are here and movie fever rises. And here in Pantelleria we are ready with popcorn as we are used to have famous actors and used to the making of movies. Italian stars like Luca Zingaretti and Luisa Ranieri, international ones like Carole Bouquet and Susan Saranon choose to have a holiday here in Pantelleria in order to have discretion in their Mediterranean holiday, submerged in a unique context. Not only, the bitter sweetness, its wild nature and its chromatic contrasts that harmoniously implant together with the dammusi give the perfect set for a movie.

The most recent movie is “A Bigger Splash”, directed by Luca Guadagnino contending for Venice in 2015, starring Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton and Mattias Schoenaerts. Entirely shot in Pantelleria, the movie is set in the bays and the dammusi of the island: among the dammusi, they have chosen some from Abitare Pantelleria, apart from local extras.

A movie set of natural beauty, the one that Pantelleria offers, thanks to its variety of landscapes: from the Mediterranean atmosphere of the coastline to the incredible landscape of the Venus Mirror, of the Favare or the Montagna Grande Reserve. Moreover, the possibility to shot in the open sea and on shore, in between beautiful bays or in suggestive places like the necropolis of Sesi, Mursia village, roman acropolis and the Barbican Castle.

Let’s not forget about the main character of Pantelleria together with the sea: the dammuso, not only the perfect place to host the stage but also ideal for the cast and the troupe. The dammusi from Abitare Pantelleria, where work becomes an unforgettable holiday, with dream locations and exclusive solutions that guarantee luxury, privacy and any other extra service that can make a delightful stay.

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