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"This is the real thing !" Top 5 Page for this destination Essaouira Things to Do Tip by JLBG

Essaouira Things to Do: 197 reviews and 413 photos


Here, this is the real thing, though it will be used soon in a film. This part is made of real stones and not of polystyrene moldings ! I do not remember the name of the film, which does not matter, as there are so often films that are shot here ! One of the best-known foreign movies made in Essaouira is the Orson Wells production of Shakespeare's Othello, filmed in 1949. Rock stars such as Jimmy Hendrix and Cat Stevens began spending time in the city and its neighboring villages, and the Living Theater of Julian Beck and Judith Malina performed there for the first time. Now, several films are shot each year in Essaouira.

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  • Updated Nov 9, 2004
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