December 17, 2019

Movies That Will Inspire Your Wanderlust

In case you’d like to reminisce on your past travels or just get some inspiration before you go …

By A.M.A Selections

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In case you’d like to reminisce on your past travels or just get some inspiration before you go, we’ve rounded up our top picks for films that were set in the beautiful South of France.

And God Created Woman

A French drama film (1956) starring Brigitte Bardot. This film is widely recognized as being the vehicle that launched Bardot to stardom and put St. Tropez on the map for jet setters around the globe. This movie also inspired the name for this rosé.

A Good Year

A British-American romantic comedy (2006). A London-based investment banker finds out that his uncle has passed away and left him a chateau and vineyard in Provence. He travels to France in order to sell off the property.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

An American comedy (1988) starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine. Two con men decide to place a bet that involves robbing an heiress, where the loser must leave the town forever.

French Kiss

An American romantic comedy (1995) starring Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline. Ryan’s character Kate decides to confront her cheating fiancé in France. Everything changes when she meets Luc, a thief, who hides a stolen necklace in her bag.

Never Say Never Again

A James Bond film (1983). When two Tomahawk cruise missiles are stolen, special agent James Bond is called to retrieve them before it detonates.

Ronin

An American action thriller film (1998) starring Robert De Niro. Sam, an ex-US intelligence officer, hires a band of Japanese mercenaries to retrieve a mysterious suitcase which is about to fall into the hands of the Russians.

The Hundred Foot Journey

An American comedy-drama (2014). An Indian family moves to France and sets up a restaurant across the street from a well-established French gastronomic restaurant. An intense professional rivalry breaks out between the restaurateurs.

To Catch A Thief

An American romantic thriller (1955) directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Grace Kelly and Cary Grant. John Robie, a former thief who has changed his ways, finds himself in a difficult scenario when a robbery takes place. He has to prove his innocence and convince everyone he is not responsible for the robbery.

Magic In The Moonlight

An American-French romantic comedy (2014) directed by Woody Allen and starring Emma Stone and Colin Firth. In the 1920s, magician Stanley Crawford enjoys widespread acclaim. As arrogant as he is talented, Stanley despises claims by phony spiritualists that they can perform real magic. At the request of his friend, Stanley travels to the French Riviera to expose a young medium named Sophie. However, Stanley is left surprised and shaken by evidence that Sophie’s talents may be real.


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