Filmed partly in Morocco, the last Indiana Jones arrives in national theaters

Filmed partly in Morocco, the last Indiana Jones arrives in national theaters

Filmed partly in Morocco, the very last “ Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny arrived in the Kingdom this Wednesday, June 28. Screenwriter and director James Mangold thus signs the final chapter of the saga featuring one of cinema’s greatest heroes.

In Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Harrison Ford puts on his iconic garb of sharp-witted archaeologist for the last time for a thrilling adventure around the globe. The film was presented Out of Competition at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, with a vibrant tribute to Harrison Ford.


In 1969, after spending more than ten years teaching at Hunter College in New York, the esteemed Dr. Jones, professor of archeology, is about to retire and live out his days in peace.

Everything changes after the surprise visit of his goddaughter Helena Shaw, who is looking for a rare artifact that her father entrusted to Indy years ago: the famous Archimedes dial, a relic that would have the power to locate cracks. temporal. As an accomplished con artist, Helena steals the object and leaves the country in a hurry to sell it to the highest bidder. Indy has no choice but to chase after him. He pulls out his fedora and his leather jacket for one last trip…

Indiana Jones returns to the big screen

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is the fifth installment in the hit Indiana Jones film series after ” The Raiders of the Lost Ark (which had grossed $367 million worldwide), “ Indiana Jones The Temple of Doom (333 million dollars), “ Indiana Jones The Last Crusade“(474 million dollars) and “ Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($787 million).

If the previous four Indiana Jones are directed by Steven Spielberg Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny is directed by James Mangold to whom we owe, among others, LE MANS 66, LOGAN as well as the biopic on Johnny Cash WALK THE LINE, Steven Spielberg remains producer on this fifth part.

Part of the shooting in Morocco

To stay true to the spirit of the Indiana Jones films, the production visited North Africa, Sicily and various sites in the United Kingdom to capture the spectacular landscapes that serve as the backdrop for this new adventure.

Thus, part of the film was shot in Morocco. The exteriors were shot in the city of Fez, then in Sicily, Scotland and England, as well as in Pinewood studios, in the suburbs of London for the interior scenes.

An exceptional team

Alongside Harrison Ford are Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas, John Rhys-Davies, Shaunette Renee Wilson, Thomas Kretschmann, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook, Oliver Richters, Ethann Isidore and Mads Mikkelsen.

Directed by James Mangold, the film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel. Steven Spielberg and George Lucas are serving as executive producers. John Williams, who set to music each of Indy’s adventures starting with Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981), is composing the soundtrack here.


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