By Ilona Kauremszky

Q: So many movies are filmed outside of Canada or the United States. Every time I watch a film, you see beautiful beaches or some faraway place. While I admit I don’t travel much, I would like to someday. Do you know what some of the big films are that have been filmed around the world recently?

A: Some of the biggest blockbusters of late have been the latest James Bond thriller, Casino Royale, shot on location in the Bahamas ( The Da Vinci Code was the adaptation of Dan Brown's bestseller shot in England (, Scotland (, Malta (, and France ( For fans of France, Sophia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette was shot there. Locations included Versailles ( and the Palais Garnier, home to the Opera National (

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