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A Whirlwind Tour Of 7 Prefectures In 4 Days!

Kyoto Station pretty much marked the end of this whirlwind four day trip but it wasn’t the happiest of endings as the bullet trains were all delayed and so I had to wait for over an hour till they were … Continue reading

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Kyoto Filming Locations: Around The World In 80 Days (1956)

Filming for this epic took place in eight different countries; the USA, England, France, Spain, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand and Japan. Whilst multiple locations is fairly common place these days, it wasn’t at all back in the mid-1950s so it really … Continue reading

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Kyoto Filming Locations: Lost In Translation (2003)

Despite my lack of enthusiasm for much of this film it has served me well and the ‘Tokyo Filming Locations‘ post on it actually used to get a few hundred hits on a daily basis for many years. As is … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Kyoto Filming Locations

Inevitably the majority of foreign film productions usually only come to Tokyo when they make their films in Japan but a handful have also taken place in Kyoto and so here are the Tokyo Fox top 5……Kyoto Filming Locations… 1. … Continue reading

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Kyoto Filming Locations: Memoirs Of A Geisha (2005)

The majority of ‘Memoirs of a Geisha‘ (2005) was made in the USA but director Rob Marshall did feel it necessary to bring the production to Japan to open up the movie and feel like they were in some very … Continue reading

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