If you’re looking for travel inspiration, the movies shown here will make you want to drop everything and jump on a plane tomorrow.
We sit down (or lie down) and turn on a movie. We have drinks and snacks on hand, and we’re comfortable with it. But something about the movie we choose makes us restless. Maybe a shot of a beautiful mountain vista, a bustling neon city, or the stillness of the ocean at sunrise. Regardless, we find ourselves dreaming of travel; Maybe we pause the movie and start searching the web for plane tickets. It’s rare for a film to elicit such a reaction, but they are out there. They also make us “out there” – in the wider world, that is. Here are six beautiful films that will inspire wanderlust in viewers and make us want to travel more than ever.
6 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Based on a short story by James Thurber, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty It’s the ultimate travel movie. What would our lives be like if we left everything behind and went out to see the fullness of the world with our eyes? We will follow Life Magazine employee Walter Mitty does just that on his journey to find legendary photojournalist Sean O’Connell. Trying to find Sin, Mitty finds himself, and in the process explores many beautiful places around the world. The rugged vistas of Iceland and the Afghan Himalayas are a highlight here.
5 Lost in Translation (2003)
Japan – almost entirely the city of Tokyo and its beautiful natural surroundings – has long been a popular travel destination, but after a look you might find yourself fascinated in a whole new way. Lost in translation. A film directed by Sofia Coppola, this witty, humorous romance brilliantly captures Tokyo’s nightlife: karaoke bars and clubs and endless glittering lights. The anchor of the film may be the charming relationship between Bob (an elderly actor) and Charlotte (a young graduate student), but the city is easy to love. Far Magazine has compiled a guide to Tokyo based on the locations featured in the film.
4 Before Sunrise (1995)
If you dream of a whirlwind European romance, before sunrise The movie is for you. This is the year The 1995 romantic classic from director Richard Linklater has three main characters: Jesse, an American traveling through Europe; Celine, a French university student; and Vienna, the famous capital of Austria. It’s one of those movies where the location is just as important as the people. Basically, before sunrise It’s a love letter to those fleeting moments of happiness that pass quickly and can never be forgotten. And what better place to share such moments than beautiful Vienna, home to so much music and culture?
3 Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia It’s a long, dramatic and often violent image, but it captures the desert like no other medium has ever done. There is hardly any other film that is so grand in its sweeping, beautiful landscape images, or in scale. It is a historical drama set during the First World War that tells the story of the life and achievements of T. Lawrence, a British army officer who helps the Arab forces fight the Turkish invasion. But the film’s desert settings are the star of the show, as is Lawrence. Somehow, with its 227-minute running time, we never tire of Sand. Instead, we need it Be therewe passed a camel as we traveled through the dunes.
2 Banshees of Inishira (2022)
If Ireland’s misty green weather isn’t high on your list of travel destinations, Banshees of Inisherin It is sure to change. Now, it may not be a happy movie, but it is an undeniably beautiful movie. Set on the fictional island of Inisheri (but mainly shot on the real-world island of Achill), it tells the story of a long-term friendship falling apart (out of time). Since this is a Martin McDonagh project, you can do without a healthy dose of black comedy and absurdity. But sometimes, you want to tune out all that and just focus on the stunning natural beauty of the blue hills and rocky beaches. A country pub or a country house on the beach never looked so charming.
1 Roman Feast (1953)
You can think of William Wyler Roman holiday As a condition before sunrise And they all love another movie. It’s a wonderful romantic comedy set in the great ancient capital of Rome – the title really gives it away. What he doesn’t give is how. magical Rom eyed Wheeler’s directorate. Maybe it’s the fact that we’re following Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck through the crowded streets. Or maybe some things simply look better in black and white. Either way, by the time this is over (if you haven’t packed your bags) you’ll probably be planning your own Roman holiday.