Tag: Lawrence

Rogue One (Star Wars) – Jordan

UNESCO’s world heritage “Wadi Rum” has been used for movies for many years. “Lawrence of Arabia” (1960) is well known for using this location, and the red sand makes it a popular location for films that appear to have been shot on Mars (“The Martian”). In 2016 the crew for Rogue One turned Wadi Rum […]

Exodus – Spain

Although the Bible says Mozes escaped from Egypt with 600,000 slaves, Ridley Scott and his crew choose Spain as the main location for filming the exterior desert scenes (interiors were shot in the UK at Pinewood Studios). Most of the movie was filmed in Almeria (Tabernas). Tabernas has been used for other movies, like classic […]