Robert Pattinson filming The Lost City of Z endured flash floods and burrowing insects
Travel & Leisure in the lead up to the US release of The Lost City of Z have provided a behind the scenes article on what it was like filming The Lost City of Z in Colombia. Below is an extract:
It took place in Tayrona National Natural Park, on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, which stood in for remote interior Brazil. The cast members, including Charlie Hunnam and Robert Pattinson, were installed at the Villa María, a nearby eco-lodge overlooking the sea, but the comforts ended each morning at five when they boarded rafts and headed up the Don Diego River to begin filming. While most visitors to the park encounter pristine beaches and picturesque hiking trails through the rain forest, the actors had to endure flash floods, monkeys throwing dung, burrowing insects, and black caimans that interrupted shots. “We were on the edge of absolute disaster the entire time,” director James Gray said.
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