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The Bradbury Building as featured in ‘The Artist’ (Dir. Michel Hazanavicius, 2011)

A star in its own right, Los Angeles’ Bradbury building has featured in films as diverse as Double Indemnity, Blade Runner and (500) Days of Summer. Illuminated by a large central skylight and lined with ornate wrought-iron railings, the courtyard of the Bradbury stages a transition between interior and exterior. In Michel Hazanavicius’ recent (silent) […]

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The bridges spanning the Los Angeles river as seen in ‘Mi Familia’ (Dir. Gregory Nava, 1995)

Continuing our tie-in series of articles to celebrate the launch of the World Film Locations book series, Isis Sadek looks at how the many bridges that span the iconic Los Angeles river were used to evoke both a sense of generational connectivity and disharmony in Gregory Nava’s epic Mi Familia. The bilingual multi-generational saga My […]