FILM : Mepris, Le
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Mepris, Le 1963 Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Fritz Lang Capri, Rome
Director : Jean Luc Goddard   Production Company : Les Films Concordia, Rome Paris Films, Compagnia Cinematogra  Region : ITALY

Palance is hired to beef up a screenplay about Odysseus, while falling out of love with Bardot. Is he mad? Well, I think this is the plot. I can tell you that the title, whose e should embrace an acute accent, means contempt or disregard.

Stills by SJ

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Mepris, Le - Palance overlooking the Gulf of Salerno.
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mepr001. Palance overlooking the Gulf of Salerno.

Mepris, Le - High up on the east coast of Capri on the Punta Massullo
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mepr002. High up on the east coast of Capri on the Punta Massullo

Mepris, Le - Not a reel street but a reel path, halfway between villa Iovis and Capri Town.
Mepris, Le

mepr003. Not a reel street but a reel path, halfway between villa Iovis and Capri Town.

Mepris, Le - Casa Malaparte, built during the onset of WWII, by Adalberto Libera for Curzio Malaparte
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mepr004. Casa Malaparte, built during the onset of WWII, by Adalberto Libera for Curzio Malaparte

mepr004n. Well nobody took up the challenge after a year and a half (and I don't blame that someone as it's quite a walk) so here's a replacement now after my initially poor effort. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2012)

Mepris, Le - Bardot standing on the roof of the Casa Malaparte with the Sorrentine peninsula in the background.
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mepr005. Bardot standing on the roof of the Casa Malaparte with the Sorrentine peninsula in the background.

Mepris, Le - Extraodinary reversed pyramidal stairs leading to the roof.
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mepr006. Extraodinary reversed pyramidal stairs leading to the roof.

mepr006n. Again the angle's wrong but otherwise it's not too bad an effort. This is a view to be found if one takes the circular Via Matermania from Capri Town. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2012)

Mepris, Le - A reward for climbing those stairs? A nice curving wall.
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mepr007. A reward for climbing those stairs? A nice curving wall.

mepr007n. The wall's been painted in the 50 year interim. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2012)

Mepris, Le - No silly me, a better reward after all.
Mepris, Le

mepr008. No silly me, a better reward after all.

mepr008n. No chance for that reward! SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2012)

Mepris, Le - Palance and Bardot with I Faraglioni in the background.
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mepr009. Palance and Bardot with I Faraglioni in the background.

Mepris, Le - The stairs cut into the rock leading to the sea.
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mepr010. The stairs cut into the rock leading to the sea.

mepr010n. From a distance. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2012)

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