Renowned for its Mediterranean climate and the beauty of its landscapes, the French Riviera has always attracted buyers from all over the world.
Beyond the beauty of the seaside, the French Riviera seduces with its very diverse cultural scene in which cinema, also known as the ‘7th art’, takes a major place.
Antibes and especially the ‘Cap-Eden-Roc’ hotel is the usual residence of many movie stars such as Sharon Stone, Robert Redford, George Clooney or Madonna who have all stayed there. Today, the city is considered a true reference point in the cinema industry. Antibes also owes this reputation to the many films that have been made on its shoreline or in the sumptuous villas that border the city. Among the most famous, we find ‘Le Grand Bleu’ by Luc Besson (1988), James Bond, or also ‘Jamais plus jamais’ by Irvin Kershner (1983).
Renowned for being a city of culture and arts, Saint-Tropez is one of the most important houses of the 7th art. The city became iconic for French people, who remember the well-known scenes of the film ‘Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez’ by Jean Girault (1964) with the very famous actor Louis de Funès. The film was so successful that it has now become part of the city, after a museum was opened in the former police office devoted to the profession and the art of cinema in Saint-Tropez. Many other iconic films have been completely or partly shot in this mythical city which has occasionally hosted the greatest celebrities such as Brigitte Bardot during the shooting of ‘Et Dieu ... créa la femme’, directed by Roger Vadim (1956).
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