5 films featuring my dream home or apartment  


I was chatting with a friend the other day which reminded me of a game we used to play – which dream film house or apartment did we want to move into?

From an elegantly chic apartment in Mumbai (Sir 2018), Pedro Almodovar’s colourful apartment in (Pain and Glory 2019), the super stylish kitchen of (Ex Machina 2014) and a sundrenched Tuscan villa, Bertolucci’s (Stealing Beauty 1996) to a rooftop garden in the Hong Kong martial arts film (Ip Man 2 2010), here are some of my faves.

What are yours?

Rosie Hays, Australian Cinémathèque, QAGOMA

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Stealing Beauty

Stealing Beauty (1996) / Dir: Bernardo Bertolucci

Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2 (2010) / Dir: Wilson Yip

Ex Machina

Ex Machina (2014) / Dir: Alex Garland


Sir (2018) / Dir Rohena Gera

Pain and Glory

Pain and Glory (2019) / Dir: Pedro Admodovar

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Feature image: Ex Machina (2014) / Dir: Alex Garland

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