Catch 22

Date: 1970
Director: Mike Nichols
Production Company: Paramount Pictures, Filmways Productions

Stars: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Orson Welles, Paula Prentiss, Anthony Perkins, Bob Newhart, Buck Henry, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Jon Voight, Martin Sheen, Jack Gilford, Charles Grodin
Location(s): Mexico, Italy

Region(s): ,

Storyline:

Black comedy about air man who is sane enough to attempt to fake insanity to get out of missions. SJ

Additional Information:

The majority of the film is set in Mexico but this lopsidedly concentrates on a Rome daylight scene, but should anyone be visiting Sonora, we’ll be happy to grab more scenes.

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Arkin, Garfunkel and Sheen relax at the Ristorante Panzirone on the west side of Piazza Navona.

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Hmm, straight into the sun. The church to the right of Fontana dei Fiumi is Sant'Agnese in Agone, seen in Hudson Hawk and The Adventurers and caught in many other films. SJ

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Arkin follows.

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No tanks. SJ

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She disappears down the Via della Sant'Agnese in Agone.

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Rather a cluttered alley now. SJ

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The base is on the Gulf of California at San Carlos Nuevo Guaymas, Sonora in Mexico, where Lucky Lady and The Mask of Zorro also filmed. This is looking south-east.

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