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Did you know that there are many famous movies shot in Poland? 🎬

1.The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia series of films is based on novels, which tells an adventure story in the world of Narnia. Some scenes in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and Prince Caspian (2008) were filmed in the Stolowe Mountains and the Bledne Skaly labyrinth. The shooting was filmed at Dunajec River Valley, Siemianowka Lake and the Tatra Mountains. 

2. Schindler’s List

As one of the most famous movies of the ’90s, “Schindler’s List” tells the story that a German businessman Oskar Schindler manages to save Jews by employing them in his factories in Nazi-occupied Poland. It was shot in a variety of locations, Krakow provides many impressive locations for war and occupation scenes such as Oscar Schindler’s Factory, the Main Square in Krakow, Krakow Glowny Railway station and the old Jewish quarter Kazimierz. Nowadays, these locations have become an integral part of Krakow’s tourism.

3. The Pianist

Based on the autobiographical novel of Holocaust survivor, “the pianist” recreates the tragic historical scene seen through the eyes of a Polish-Jewish musician struggling to survive in the Jewish ghetto of Warsaw. The film was shot mostly around Warsaw which is the capital of Poland, including the Saski Hotel in Warsaw, Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, Zabkowska and Stalowa Streets in Praga District.

4. Ida

Ida is the first Polish movie to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, which tells about a young woman about to take her vows as a Catholic nun uncovers a family secret. It was shot in various places in Poland, including the city of Łódź which was designated as a UNESCO Creative City of Film in 2017.

5. Out of Reach

Out of Reach is an American action film, it’s about a former covert agent trying to resume his friend, a 13 years old orphan from Poland. The film was shot in Warsaw, there are many must-see attractions used for scenes from the film including the Palace of Science and Culture, University of Warsaw Library, Warsaw Old Town and Warsaw University of Technology.