Monaco: land of film... and manga
Monaco has provided the backdrop for numerous films. The Principality also offers a stage for comic books.
Ever since cinema was born, the Principality has attracted lots of directors – more than 300 films have been set in Monaco. Back in 1905, Georges Méliès, one of the inventors of cinema, came up with An Adventurous Automobile Trip (also known as Paris to Monte Carlo), a silent film recounting a road trip by Belgian King Léopold II… In the 1960s, the Principality hosted up to ten film shoots per year.Read more