Iconic cities and landscapes – all you can imagine. Cities like Warsaw, Krakow, and Wroclaw, Lodz or Gdansk and stunning landscapes can be found in well-known movies.

The Chronicles of Narnia
The Chronicles of Narnia bring to life the fictional realm full of magic, which was shot in Dolny Slask Region in Poland.  Such amazing sites as the Stolowe Mountains, the labyrinth called Bledne Skaly and the Kamienczyk Waterfall perfectly depicted the fairy-tale scenes of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" and "Prince Caspian".  The shooting also took place at Dunajec River Gorge, at Siemianowka Lake in Bialowieza Forest and in the Tatra Mountains.

Schindler's List
While the Oscar-winning "Schindler's List" by Steven Spielberg was shot in a variety of locations, Krakow filled in for a reasonable number of settings: Oscar Schindler’s Factory, Krakow Main Square, Krakow Glowny Railway station,  Pilsudski Bridge and the old Jewish quarter Kazimierz.

The Pianist
Based on the autobiography of Wladyslaw Szpilman, “The Pianist” by Roman Polanski tells the story of a Polish Jew who survived the Holocaust with the help of Poles and a Nazi officer after he escaped the Warsaw Ghetto. Polish locations included the Saski Hotel in Warsaw, which played a bar in the movie, Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, as well as Zabkowska and Stalowa Streets in Praga District.

Out of Reach
Billy Ray Lancing (Steven Seagal), a former American intelligence agent, discovers that the foster program in Eastern Europe he is supporting is actually a human trafficking network.  He decides to shut down the operation but before he needs to find a girl he was helping.  Several Warsaw locations were used in the “Out of Reach” movie, including the Palace of Science and Culture, University of Warsaw Library, Warsaw Old Town and Warsaw University of Technology.

Inland Empire
David Lynch’s favourite city, Lodz served as the film setting for some of the scenes in “Inland Empire”, with Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons and Justin Theroux. The Grand Hotel, Srodmiescie District, Moniuszki and Wschodnia Streets helped to evoke the dark and surrealist character of the movie.

The Reader
“The Reader” , starring Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet, tells the story of a passionate but secretive affair between teenager Michael Berg and Hanna, a former SS camp guard at Auschwitz. As the secrets of Hanna’s past emerge, we see some of the Holocaust scenes shot in the State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin.

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