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Capri and the Movies

Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Totò... Capri's love for the silver screen

Capri and the Movies

International directors and screenwriters have always had a special place in their hearts (and films) for magically spectacular island settings for everything from commercials to blockbuster classics.

Some famous examples? How about "Stromboli" by Roberto Rossellini, filmed on the island of the same name, "Mutiny on the Bounty" set in New Zealand, Lina Wertmuller's "Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare di agosto" - not to be confused with "Swept Away", the recent remake - filmed in Sardinia's crystalline waters, Massimo Troisi's final work, "The Postman", set on Procida, and "The Talented Mr. Ripley" filmed in part on nearby Ischia...

The island of Capri has also been a popular setting for films since the 20th century: consider the sensual beauty of Brigitte Bardot in the Casa Malaparte in J. Luc Godard's "Le Mépris" - or "Contempt" in English - or Marcello Mastroianni and Claudia Cardinale in "The Skin" by Liliana Cavani, which included scenes of Capri's famed Piazzetta.

In the 1950's, Capri progressed from being simply a to becoming an intregal part of the plot, for example in the iconic Italian comic films "Avventura a Capri" and "Bellezze a Capri".

The beloved "Emperor of Capri" by Luigi Comencini, which starred Totò, one of Naples' most famous comic actors, and "The Bay of Naples", featuring Sophia Loren and Clark Gable, only increased Capris reputation as a hot film location.

In recent seasons, here have been a number of Italian and international tv series filmed on Capri recently, most importantly "Capri", a television drama series prodoced by the Italian state television RAI which created successful three seasons and led to an increase in Italian tourism to the island.
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Perhaps you recognized Capri in the recent Dolce&Gabbana perfume ad campaign, directed by Mario Testino and filmed beneath the dramatic Faraglioni at the Canzone del Mare, a famous beach club located in Marina Piccola.

If would like to see some of the most famous film locations on Capri, rent a scooter or a traditional gozzo boat to explore the island by sea!

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Recommended experiences and tours

Motoscafisti di Capri - Island Tour + stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line Pick

Transport and Rental

Island Tour + stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line

Buy the online ticket, save 2 euro and skip the line!

By Motoscafisti di Capri

€ 16 € 18 -11% per guest
Motoscafisti di Capri - Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line Pick

Transport and Rental

Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line

Buy the online ticket, save 1 euro and skip the line!

By Motoscafisti di Capri

€ 14 € 15 -7% per guest
Oasi Motor - Rent your scooter online - Full Day (6 hours) Pick

Transport and Rental

Rent your scooter online - Full Day (6 hours)

Book online to reserve your scooter for your day on Capri!
Your scooter will be waiting for you to hop on.
From 10am to 4pm: visit Capri while skipping the long lines and waits for public transportation...at an excellent price.

By Oasi Motor

from € 40 € 55 -27% Per scooter
Capri Blue Boats - Rent a Lancia Caprese from Marina Piccola Pick

Excursions by sea

Rent a Lancia Caprese from Marina Piccola

A small wooden boat without skipper (Starting from 2 hours)

By Capri Blue Boats

from € 70 Up to 5 passengers

Raffaele Lembo

(Owner)

Capri Relax Boats - Tour of the Isle of Capri by boat "Fratelli Aprea 7.80" Pick

Excursions by sea

Tour of the Isle of Capri by boat "Fratelli Aprea 7.80"

Do you really want to enjoy the blue sea of Capri?
The best option is to book a private boat to sail around the island!
With its discreet charm the "Fratelli Aprea 7.80 open cruise" is the model that more than others represents the tradition and the classic line of Gozzo Sorrentino.

By Capri Relax Boats

from € 150 Per boat. Up to 7 persons.

Andrea Albanese

(Amministratore Unico)

Blue Sea Capri - Boat tour around Capri Pick

Excursions by sea

Boat tour around Capri

Sail the coast of Capri for a full tour!

By Blue Sea Capri

from € 140

Marcello

(Sailor)

Cinema and Television

Capri Location Service

Cinema, television and commercials in Capri

Weddings and Events

BeautyLivery

Beauty services on demand for a stylish look on Capri!