Angelina Jolie’s new film as director will be titled Without Blood, like the book from which it is based on Alessandro Baricco. Filming will begin in Martina Franca, in the province of Taranto, in just over a week
Angelina Jolie will shoot some scenes of her new film in Martina Franca, in the province of Taranto. It will arrive in just over a week. To announce the arrival of the actress and director, Gianfranco Palmisano, councilor for public works of the municipality with a naturally enthusiastic post on his Facebook profile.
Angelina Jolie’s new film is based on a Baricco novel
The title of the new film by the Oscar-winning actress and UNHCR ambassador (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) is Without Blood, like the novel by Alessandro Baricco from which the screenplay is based. The film will be produced by the international company Fremantle.
Shooting for the film has already started in Matera. But there is great anticipation for the arrival of the Hollywood star in Martina Franca: the set should be set up in the historic center.
Jolie had already been to Puglia last year, in March: she had landed with a private jet at the Brindisi airport together with one of her daughters and she had spent a few days on the Lecce coast. At the time of your visit, you had already acquired the rights to Baricco’s book.
“The historic center will go to the big screen all over the world”
The arrival of the actress and director was announced by Gianfranco Palmisano, councilor for public works of the Municipality of Martina Franca. He did it with a post on his Facebook profile. «Angelina Jolie will shoot Martina some scenes of her film“ Without Blood ” based on the novel by Alessandro Baricco “ Without blood ”. Our beautiful historic center will be the set of the Hollywood star’s film in the next few weeks, ” he wrote.
And he continued: «It is not the first time that a film has been shot in Martina but it is the first time that our city has been chosen by a very prestigious international film production. The historic center will go to the big screen all over the world with an important image and economic return».
Jolie’s commitment in Ukraine
At the end of April, the actress and special correspondent of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees took a flight to Ukraine. In Lviv you met children, volunteers and refugees and visited a boarding school and medical institute.
During her short stay in the city she was also interrupted by the sirens of an air raid.
Once back home, Jolie wanted to tell her experience on her social networks. In particular, explaining the impact of war on children.
In fact, she said: «While I was in Lviv a few days ago, I was shown a“ special stone ”found by a little girl. The little girl who found her did not realize that the stone she was playing with was actually the shard of a bomb “.
Author: Michael Zippo
Sources: VanityFair, IO Donna