FILM : Mona Lisa
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Mona Lisa 1986 Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine, Robbie Coltrane East Sussex, London
Director : Neil Jordan   Production Company : HandMade Films and Palace Production  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH EAST M-Q

After getting out of prison George begins looking for a job. His time in prison has reduced his impact in the criminal underworld and the only job he can find is to be a driver for Simone, a beautiful high-class call girl. George forms an affection for Simone but she's playing a dangerous game, and when he agrees to help her they both end up on the wrong side of gangster Mortwell.

Screen captures and uncredited 'now' images by Phil Wilkinson. A mass of information can also be found in Simon James' book London Film Location Guide (LFLG)

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Mona Lisa [DVD] (1986)

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Mona Lisa - Bob Hoskins, as George, heading south of the river over Waterloo Bridge.
Mona Lisa

ml000. Bob Hoskins, as George, heading south of the river over Waterloo Bridge.

ml000n. Ruth Patterson kindly sent this one in: Centre of Waterloo Bridge looking East
(Modern Photo Added: 30-06-2012)

Mona Lisa - Heading to buy flowers at the junction of Landells Road and Goodrich Road in SE22.
Mona Lisa

ml001. Heading to buy flowers at the junction of Landells Road and Goodrich Road in SE22.

ml001n. No flowers to be bought here now. All four corner shops at this junction have dissapeared.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-04-2012)

Mona Lisa - Bob walks towards his former home on Darrell Road, East Dulwich. Looking towards Upland Road and the entrance to Robbie Coltrane's business.
Mona Lisa

ml002. Bob walks towards his former home on Darrell Road, East Dulwich. Looking towards Upland Road and the entrance to Robbie Coltrane's business.

ml002n. No too different after over 25 years.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-04-2012)

Mona Lisa - Bob and Robbie heading from Darrell Road and crossing Upland Road.
Mona Lisa

ml003. Bob and Robbie heading from Darrell Road and crossing Upland Road.

ml003n. Another business turned into a house.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-04-2012)

Mona Lisa - Back to the corner of Landells Road and Goodrich Road, from later in the film, with Bob's Jaguar turning into Landells Road. The flower shop in image mn001 is out of shot on the corner to the right.
Mona Lisa

ml004. Back to the corner of Landells Road and Goodrich Road, from later in the film, with Bob's Jaguar turning into Landells Road. The flower shop in image mn001 is out of shot on the corner to the right.

ml004n. The houses looking the same.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-04-2012)

Mona Lisa - This location is masquerading as Robbie Coltranes business premises.  However, this is Lombard Wharf on the bank of the Thames in SW11. The location was used in 'Sympathy for the Devil'.
Mona Lisa

ml005. This location is masquerading as Robbie Coltranes business premises. However, this is Lombard Wharf on the bank of the Thames in SW11. The location was used in 'Sympathy for the Devil'.

Mona Lisa - Swinging round from image ml005 identifies the location to be Lombard Wharf on the south bank of The Thames near Lombard Road in Battersea.
Mona Lisa

ml006. Swinging round from image ml005 identifies the location to be Lombard Wharf on the south bank of The Thames near Lombard Road in Battersea.

ml006n. Also seen in 'The Optimists of Nine Elms', the railway bridge is variously known as Chelsea Bridge, Battersea New Bridge, Battersea Railway Bridge or Cremorne Bridge. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-10-2012)

Mona Lisa - George and Simone walking away after leaving  the Caxton Hotel on Caxton Street, SW1.
Mona Lisa

ml007. George and Simone walking away after leaving the Caxton Hotel on Caxton Street, SW1.

ml007n. Looking at the hotel's website reveals that it was used for interior shots too. The hotel has since been renamed St Ermin's.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Mona Lisa - A night time shot of The Ritz with George's Jag outside. Piccadilly, London.
Mona Lisa

ml008. A night time shot of The Ritz with George's Jag outside. Piccadilly, London.

ml008n. The Casino sign on the right has changed into a Club sign.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Mona Lisa - Exiting the Ritz.
Mona Lisa

ml009. Exiting the Ritz.

ml009n. The Ritz at 150 Piccadilly, London W1.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

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