Film noir is always a popular genre. Its resurgence in this decade comes with several films. Today we cover Reminiscence filming locations. Firstly, “Reminiscence” is a movie directed by Lisa Joy in her debut. And what better way to start your film career than by directing Hugh Jackman. You might remember Jackman, he’s Wolverine. But that doesn’t end there, Lisa Joy also directs Thandie Newton (Rock n’ Rolla), Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman), and Cliff Curtis in this flick.
In this movie, Lisa Joy has the opportunity to do a different thing from the kinds of works she did for HBO’s “Westworld.” A series where she cut her teeth. But here, she kind of does the same thing, bend the laws of nature in a science-fiction thriller setting. But we will cover the plot further down this article. Additionally, we are answering the question many of you are asking: Where did Lisa Joy shoot this amazing movie? Now jump with us here at Otakukart as we tell you many details behind “Reminiscence” production. Let’s go!
Reminiscence Filming Locations
Reminiscence’s photography took place in Louisiana. More specifically in New Orleans. Additionally, some scenes were shot in sunny Miami, Florida. All this happened before the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s break down the photography details for you. Firstly, New Orleans scenes took place at the abandoned Six Flags theme park. A once fun place of 146 acres that opened its doors in 2000. However Six Flags New Orleans was devastated —as the rest of the city— in 2004 by Hurricane Katrina, and the company shut it down. Ever since, the park serves as a filming location for movies.
As for Miami, Florida, “Reminiscence” also had some photography shots there. The Miamian skyline is perhaps one of the most recognizable in the world. In one scene of the movie, Nick walks along Port Miami Bridge, an iconic landmark along Port Boulevard. We can also see the Freedom Tower right in the background. Films like Scarface, War Dogs and The Irishman were also shot in Miami. Not to mention the famous TV series “Miami Vice.”
Where can I watch Reminiscence?
If you want to watch Reminiscence, you can get it on Hulu with an HBO Max add on. Moreover, if you don’t have Hulu, you can get it with an HBO Max subscription. This movie isn’t available elsewhere. In consequence, don’t waste your time in Fubo, YouTube TV, or Sling. It’s also not available on Amazon Prime Video. The rights to distribute this film belong exclusively to Home Box Office, so that’s about the only place where you can watch it at the moment.
In ‘Reminiscence,’ army veteran Nick Bannister lives in a dystopian Miami. He is a private investigator with the ability to delve into his clients’ previous recollections. Nick is able to recover his customers’ lost memories by using a specially designed equipment. Nick attempts to assist a new client, Mae, who requests that he look for a certain memory that she has lost in her mind. Nick falls in love with Mae, who then vanishes, leaving a trail of questions in her wake. Nick gets fascinated with uncovering the mystery of Mae’s abduction and the larger conspiracy that surrounds it.
Reminiscence Ending Explained
Does Nick find Mae in the end of this movie? We discover later in the film that Mae was working with a crooked policeman called Cyrus Boothe, who is aware of her history. She carefully prepared everything in order to take Elsa Carine’s memory data, one of Nick’s clients. Elsa was having an affair with land lord Walter Sylvan, with whom she had a kid. Walter is dying, and in order to avoid having to divide his fortune, he instructs Boothe to murder Elsa and her son. Boothe blackmails Mae into working with him. The last scene is a flashback of Mae’s life that Nick is experiencing in the present. Mae challenges Nick to write a tale with a joyful conclusion. Nick replies that all endings are tragic; the tales are joyful. She then requests that he give her a joyful tale that ends in the midst.
Finally, it is Mae’s love that aids Nick in uncovering the plot. Nick would not have been able to put together the facts without her hints. Earlier in the film, the District Attorney comments that the law does not apply to the wealthy. Nick disproves this by locating evidence against Sebastian and bringing him to justice. The whole scene symbolizes the contemporary world’s sociopolitical and economic environment, in which morality is disappearing. The conclusion demonstrates that virtue will always triumph over evil, no matter how fuzzy the boundaries between them become. Nick recounts Mae the sad tale of Orpheus and Eurydice without giving away the conclusion. The film concludes with Nick and Mae kissing.