The Cine-Tourist

The Cine-Tourist is a website about connections between maps and films. This site is chiefly about films made in Paris, Geneva and London (especially Muswell Hill).  The Cine-Tourist only writes about places that he knows, what is not always our case! The Cine-Tourist est un site Web sur les connexions entre les cartes et les…

Carte des environs de Twin Peaks dessinée par David Lynch

Real and Imaginary Geographies – Twin Peaks of David Lynch – Géographies réelles et imaginaires

Ces jours-ci la chaîne de télévision franco-allemande ARTE diffuse les épisodes de la série Twin Peaks, réalisée à la fin des années 80 par David Lynch et Mark Frost. Cette série, comprenant un pilote de 90 minutes, un épisode de 90 minutes et 28 épisodes de 45 minutes, fut diffusée pour la première fois entre…

Village of the damned / Le village des damnés – Rilla

Village of the damned is a 1960 movie directed by Wolf Rilla. It is an adaptation of John Wyndham’s science fiction novel, The Midwich Cuckoos. All inhabitants and animals of Midwich, UK, fall unconscious for several hours. Anyone entering in a perimeter around the village loses consciousness too. A few months later, all women and…

L’Île aux fleurs / Ilha das Flores – Furtado

Isle of Flowers is a 1989 Brazilian short film by Jorge Furtado about globalization.You can watch it (12 min) on line. Here are the part one and the part two in English). The film starts with a spinning globe and the next shot focuses on a field of tomatoes. A voice  locates the action very…