Cinephile tourism is a consolidated reality in many Spanish cities, and Malaga is also one of them. Who has never dreamed of ever visiting the locations of their favorite movies? To remember that unforgettable scene by going to the same place where a film work was born, are proposals in the tourist and cultural sector of the cities and towns of all Andalusia.
Be it trend or not, some enclaves of Malaga and the Costa del Sol have become places of pilgrimage for curious travelers, for having been on the big screen. So from the Atarazanas Hotel we contribute our grain of sand with a series of recommendations for lovers of the seventh art that visit Malaga.
Recently the movie Toro (2015) starring Mario Casas and Luis Tosar, which includes scenes shot on the Paseo Marítimo Pablo Ruiz Picasso, on the Guadalmedina riverbed and at the Atarazanas Market. The Atarazanas Market is a minute away from our hotel is a must if you come to Malaga, where you can breathe a great atmosphere mixing locals and foreigners.
By the end of the film Men Who Did not Love Women (2009), the Maritime Walk of Málaga was chosen to recreate the final scene in which the protagonist Lisbeth Salander arrives at a tax haven. Our beloved countryman Antonio Banderas shot the film El Paseo de los Ingleses in 2006, based on his homonymous novel by Málaga-born writer Antonio Soler, which recreates Málaga in the 70s. In 2004, during the filming of San Luis Rey, Robert de Niro acted in several scenes in the Cathedral of Malaga.
Some decades before, the actress Raquel Welch walked through the Plaza de la Marina in the movie Pretty, intrepid and spy. And Anthony Quinn for the emblematic Calle Larios in Mando Perdido (Los Centuriones) of 1966. And Los últimos de Filipinas de 1945, shot almost exclusively in Malaga at the Jardín Botánico de la Concepción.
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