The real locations where they filmed the ‘Stronger Than Fate’ Fantasy

TV Drama Media Set “stronger than fate” It’s a fashion series inspired by real events. The event of the French series “Le Bazar de la Charité” (available on Netflix as “Destins flammés”) was adapted in Sicily in 1897. In Palermo, indeed, that year, in a new exhibition Techniques made its debut in cinema and is famous for having broadcast The first films of the Lumière Brothers.

What is fantasy?

In the show, flames come out of the projector and so a fire breaks out which causes many victims, almost all of them women, disrupting the lives of the heroes of the film Ariana (actress Julia Bevilacqua, Costanza (Dharma Mangia Woods), Rosalia (Laura) Chiatti) and Donna Elvira (Loretta Joji).

The truth has already arrived

The fire the series is about actually happened on May 4, 1897, during a charity fair dating back to the time of Marie Antoinette of France. The fair was organized every year by the French Catholic aristocracy and its objective was to raise funds for the poorest population.

The Ducal Palace in San Cesareo of Lecce

Real fantasy sites

Although the series is set in Sicily, the real fantasy group was staged Pugliaand in particular in Lecce.

Filmed inside Villa Reale as well Villa Kareli, a historic 19th century mansion in the city center. This villa is famous for its beautiful garden, green lung Litchi. The history of the first villa factory dates back to the second half of the 19th century. The whole work has a purely Tuscan flavor, since the work was entrusted to the young Pietro Borsinai, the famous landscape architect of the 20th century of Tuscan origin who developed an Italian garden project, with a particular taste and distinct from the Mediterranean, typical of the time.

Genuine Kareli Villa Piece of Tuscany Ideally located in the Salento landscape, it consists of many small landscapes where the intense green of the cypresses blends with the grayish green of the olive trees and the darker color.

Other scenes from “stronger than fate” in the town San Cesario Leccein this part of the center-north of Salento which is part of the Valle della Cuba, elected, since the 15th century, as a vacation spot by the aristocrats, so much so that over the centuries many villas have been built among vineyards and olive groves.

San Cesario has many historic buildings that are worth visiting, such as Villa Batarnello, whose entrance certainly does not go unnoticed, with high pillars surmounted by vases with a floral frame, or, in addition to the Palazzo Ducale, rebuilt in the second half of the 17th century on the foundations of the 16th century fortress with a facade elaborate niches containing statues Busts of legendary ancestors of the Maruli dukes and a baroque terrace. Inside is the Civic Museum of Contemporary Art.

Finally an exceptional site San Vito by Normanniin the province of Brindisi, and in particular Castle of the Dentes de FrassoMedieval in style, with a square tower overlooking the town’s main square. The village developed around a tower built by the Normans in the 12th century.

Castle Dentice di Frasso in San Vito di Normanni

Around the tower stretches a large courtyard overlooked by the 16th century residence, with its series of elegant rectangular cornices and its windows. Note the stone staircase leading to the veranda. Inside it still preserves the decorated rooms, canvases, hunting trophies and recently restored historical archives. So far the castle Goods It is inhabited by descendants of the Dentes de Frasso family.

In San Vito dei Normanni they also made the Sky TV miniseries with Claudio Bessio and Stefania Rocca.Policemen – a gang of policemen“.

The most powerful imagination

Scene from Mediaset’s novel “Stronger Than Fate”

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