Filippo Schillaci

Locations of Nostalghia

Filippo Schillaci has had an interest in photography and cinematographic language since 1996. His attention is particularly devoted to the expressive capacity of the cinema as (sound-)visual art. He has, in particular, closely examined the work of Andrej Tarkovskij, Bela Tarr, Theo Anghelopoulos, Franco Piavoli, and Godfrey Reggio. Similar to established methods of approaching literature, he makes, in the analysis of the cinematographic work, use of quantitative methods based on graphic representations.

Supplemental contributions by Norman Mozzato and Nicola Severino.

The map and all photos linked to below are © Filippo Schillaci.

See also this (more condensed) page.

SEQUENCE LOCATION, AND NOTES WITH REFERENCES TO PHOTOS

Madonna del parto TUSCANIA, SAN PIETRO CRYPT

The copy of the painting was situated over the window in the center of this photo.


Additional photo.
The true location of Madonna del Parto MONTERCHI, CEMETERY CHURCH

It is not a location of Nostalghia because for the shooting Tarkovskij used a copy of the painting (see above). Tarkovskij visited Monterchi only during the shooting of Tempo di viaggio.


Monterchi 1: The village.
Monterchi 2: The cemetery (placed out of the built-up area) and the chapel where was located the painting.
Monterchi 3: The chapel.
First sequence with Domenico, and other scenes BAGNO VIGNONI, PIAZZA DELLE SORGENTI




Bagno Vignoni_1 | Bagno Vignoni_2 | Bagno Vignoni_3.
The russian home of Gorčakov LEFT BANK OF TEVERE RIVER, BESIDE THE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE OF OCRICULUM, THE PRESENT OTRICOLI

Gorčakov's home is the careful reproduction of the Tarkovskij's country home in Mjasnoe.


The river landscape.
The place where Gorčakov meets Domenico ANAGNI, BADIA DELLA GLORIA




Anagni Esterno 1: The cloister where was made the shooting of the introductive long take with Gorčakov, Domenico, Eugenia, Zoi... and the sun-dial.
Anagni Esterno 2: The sun-dial, thanks to which I identified the place.
Anagni Sala dei pilastri: Hall with pillars.
Anagni Stanza piccola: The room where most of the dialogue take place.
The "house of the end of the world" FALERIA, COLLEGIATA SQUARE

The house where Domenico stay closed in seven years with his family.


The house
Final shot of the meeting between Domenico and Gorčakov. CALCATA




Calcata
The submerged church CITTADUCALE, SANTA MARIA DI SAN VITTORINO




San Vittorino 1: The front.
San Vittorino 2: What remains of the room (the sacristy) behind Gorčakov, at present entirely collapsed.
San Vittorino 3: The place where the child Angela was sitting.
San Vittorino 4 and San Vittorino 5: Micro landscapes "of the Tarkovskij kind" in the church.
The dream in the alley ROME, VICOLO DELLA CAMPANELLA

The alley where Gorčakov see himself in a mirror as the face of Domenico.


Vicolo della Campanella
Gorčakov's hotel in the town ROME, VIA CONDOTTI n. 61




Via Condotti 1 | Via Condotti 2 | Via Condotti 3
The speech of Domenico ROME, CAMPIDOGLIO SQUARE




Campidoglio 1 | Campidoglio 2 | Campidoglio 3
The dream in the gothic church CHIUSDINO, SAN GALGANO ABBEY




San Galgano




Places in the Life of Tarkovskij

Padre Victor's church ROME, SAN NICOLA ORTHODOX CHURCH, IN VIA PALESTRO n. 69-71

Frequented by Tarkovskij during his stay in Rome and often cited in his diaries.


Chiesa via Palestro 1 | Chiesa via Palestro 2
The church where there is a copy of the Madonna di Vladimir PORTONOVO, SANTA MARIA DI PORTONOVO CHURCH

The church contain a reproduction of the famous russian icon. Visited at various times and remembered by Tarkovskij for this reason.


Portonovo – Madonna di Vladimir | Portonovo – Totale abside
The house bought in San Gregorio SAN GREGORIO DA SASSOLA, BRANCACCIO PARK

San Gregorio parco Brancaccio: House bought by Tarkovskij as his permanent habitation. He never lives there due to the impossibility of modify it.


San Gregorio – parco Brancaccio
The flat rented in San Gregorio SAN GREGORIO DA SASSOLA, VIA ROMA n. 10, SECOND FLOOR




San Gregorio – Via Roma 10: Flat rented by Tarkovskij and his wife Larisa while they was waiting for the works in the bought house.
San Gregorio – Via Roma: The building where is the flat.

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