Which of you is looking forward to watching Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One? With an official trailer already released in recent months, it’s only natural that many people are looking forward to what Ethan Hunt and team’s next adventure will be.
From the trailer that has aired on various media channels, there are a number of things that have caught the eye. Some spectacular places get the spotlight as the background for shooting in this film. Even some exotic spots in a number of countries get a special place and are included in the screenshots in this film. Amsterdam, Abu Dhabi, Rome, Venice and Norway are some of them. As a result, many are interested in knowing first-hand about the spectacular places where the film was shot.
For those who are curious, and interested in following in Ethan Hunt’s footsteps to explore a number of special locations around the world, below are a number of places where Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One was shot. Check it out, come on!
1. The Doge’s Palace, one of the popular landmarks in Venice which is included in an interesting scene in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
In one of the scenes, Alanna Mitsopolis, aka The White Widow, invites everyone to attend a party in this historic building in Venice. What’s interesting is Christopher McQuarrie, the director of this film, made The Doge’s Palace become much more “shining” and “alive”.
“So we made this building more light and colourful, using a digital projector, which made The Doge’s Palace show its own character. Instead of showing this building as just a solid structure, we want this building to be more alive,” he explained.
The Doge’s Palace itself is in the center of tourism in Venice, to be precise in the area St Mark’s Square. To get into this landmark that was built in 1340, tourists must pay a ticket of 25 Euros (~ 418,171 IDR).
2. Empty Quarter, the iconic desert in Abu Dhabi
Another scene in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One shows Ethan Hunt searching for Isla Faust in a desert. The desert itself is The Empty Quarters alias Rub’ al Khali, which spans 650,000 square kilometers, spanning four countries, including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
If you are interested in visiting this place, you can book a place at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort. This place is a five-star resort shaped like an ancient Arab fortress. One of the activities offered at this resort includes trekking using camels, to exploring the desert.
3. Kylling Bridge, the film Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One isn’t the only popular film shot at this iconic Norwegian bridge
It can be said that this bridge in Norway has become one of the popular bridges in Europe, which is a subscription for shooting a film. Last season succession become another Hollywood production film that makes Kylling Bridge as a backdrop for one of the scenes.
To get to this bridge, the crew from this box office film had to travel 40 kilometers, following the rail tracks of the route Rauma Railway Line. This route itself is one of the most beautiful scenic routes in Europe. Travel time from lamb to Andalsnes takes one hour and 40 minutes. On the way, at Kylling Bridge to be precise, the train will stop to give tourists the opportunity to take pictures. Cool, right?
4. Helsetkopen Mountain, where Ethan Hunt performed the most iconic stunts in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
Do you know which stunts are most often shown in the trailer for this film? The moment is where Tom Cruise rides a dirt bike towards the edge of a cliff at high speed before jumping and opening his parachute. Yes, the scene was done in Helsetkopen Mountain in Norway.
This mountain itself can be visited with a two-hour long journey from Alesund. You can’t do the same stunts as Tom Cruise on this mountain. However, if you just enjoy the surrounding scenery and the splendor of this mountain, many travel agents in Norway offer tour packages.
5. Spanish Steps, Rome, venue for the Tom Cruise car chase
Mission: Impossible without car chases is not an action film. Tom Cruise is well aware of that and features it on Spanish Steps, one of the popular tourist destinations in Rome, Italy. This place connects Piazza di Spagna with the church Trinity dei Monti in Rome.
Those who are interested in visiting a place that is more than 300 years old must be careful. Local authorities impose strict rules, such as a ban on sitting on the steps, which total 136 steps and the obligation of tourists to maintain the cleanliness of the surrounding environment. If it violates, a fine with a large value can be imposed for those who commit violations.
6. Ponte Minich, the most popular water canal in Venice
Ponte Minich became one of the shooting locations for the seventh film in the Mission: Impossible saga, which began in 1996. Iconic sights are the main attraction, such as the bridge over the canal for pedestrians.
Ponte Minich itself is located in Sestière Castello, one of the six largest residential areas in Venice. The location is also close to several popular architectures in Venice, such as Scuola Grande in San Marco and also Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paologothic church.
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The Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One film will be released on July 8, 2023 in Indonesia. The film stars Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Simon Pegg and many others. Which of you have watched this film?