Scene Location: ‘Rumble in the Bronx’ / ‘Hung Fan Kui’ (1995)

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World Film Locations Vancouver, edited by Rachel Walls, published by Intellect Books, 2013

As a part of the Canadian ‘Hollywood North’, Vancouver is an attractive place to shoot ‘American’ feature films because it can be used to suggest the topographical and cultural domains of a number of American cities that are cinematically alluring but prohibitively expensive to film in.

In Rumble in the Bronx, the viewer is treated to Jackie Chan and Vancouver’s ambitious iteration of a distinctive New York City borough. Most of the film was shot along Front Street, New Westminster where the film crew were required to add plenty of litter to the streets and paint fresh graffiti onto the walls to make the location look more authentically rundown…

 

The full 300 word version of this scene location analysis is published in World Film Locations Vancouver, edited by Rachel Walls, published by Intellect Books, 2013. 

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