Ten classic films you never knew were shot in Spain
Jessica Jones · 16 Aug 2016, 14:39
Published: 16 Aug 2016 14:39 GMT+02:00
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It is not a massive stretch to see why many of Hollywood's most iconic spaghetti westerns were shot in Spain; the country's arid, sun-soaked south is an easy doppelganger for the Wild West of the United States.
But there are some other films that might surprise you.
Who knew that the freezing streets of Moscow in Dr Zhivago were actually filmed just south of Madrid, or that the Japanese prisoner of war camp in Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun was actually in Jerez, in southern Spain?