In Lawrence of Arabia, Omar Sharif is first seen in the distance, a speck in the swirling desert sand. As he draws closer, he emerges first as a black figure on a galloping camel, slowly transforming into a handsome, dark-eyed figure with a gap-tooth smile. It wasn’t unlike the Egyptian-born actor’s debut in Hollywood.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
In a visitor attitude survey carried out by Fáilte Ireland in 2010, 20% of overseas visitors said their holiday decisions were influenced by film and television. Film tourism, or “set-jetting”, has become big business by raising the awareness of previously little known tourist destinations, and prompting a surge of visitors to their locations.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
TWICE Oscar-winning director David Lean, whose films also include Doctor Zhivago and A Passage To India, chose the Dingle Peninsula as the location for Ryan’s Daughter because of its rugged scenery and the Atlantic backdrop.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2007