Exterior Night, setting
Where it was shot Exterior Night? In this article we will discover all the information onsetting and on location. On Monday 14, Tuesday 15 and Thursday 17 November in prime time on Rai 1 the event series by Marco Bellocchio will be broadcast. This is the story of the dramatic days of kidnapping by Aldo Morofiltered through the points of view of the protagonists and victims of that tragedy.
Night exterior is set in 1978, the year of the kidnapping and killing of Aldo Moro by an armed group of the Red Brigades. In that period, different events followed quickly: the green light to the law that regulated the voluntary interruption of pregnancy (194), welfare (with three major social reforms), the establishment of the National Health Service, the “three Popes”, the Italian economy which it grew at unthinkable rates and much more.
Group scene with Fausto Russo Alesi (Francesco Cossiga) in Marco Bellocchio’s “Outside Night”. Credits: Anna Camerlingo and Rai
Where Exterior Night is filmed
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Exterior Night was mainly shot in Rome (the city where Aldo Moro’s car was blocked by the Red Brigades). The director – that is Marco Bellocchio – shot many scenes in the places where the real events took place.
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Some sequences were made in the premises of the Superior Court of Public Watersthe organ located in the Palazzo di Giustizia (in Piazza Cavour, in the Prati district).
Another of the main locations is piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the most important squares in Rome. Here there is an ancient fountain, originally built by Donato Bramante and subsequently modified by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Carlo Fontana.
In the television series we also see the Quirinal Palace (a symbol of the Italian State, previously it was the residence of the King of Italy, while since 1946 it has welcomed the President of the Italian Republic), the Vatican (the city-state in the center of Rome), the Palazzo Chigi (a baroque residence that has remained unchanged) e Via Caetani (where, in 1978, the body of Aldo Moro was found).
When Outside Night was shot
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Filming began during the month of June of the 2021. External Night airs on Rai 1 Monday 14, Tuesday 15 and Thursday 17 November 2022.