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What do The Life of Brian, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The English Patient and Star Wars have in common?

23rd July, 2005

What do The Life of Brian, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The English Patient and Star Wars have in common? They were all filmed in Tunisia.

This small north African country, squashed in between two large and imposing neighbours, Algeria and Libya, has carved out a niche for itself as an attractive destination for film-makers.

And with its beautiful Mediterranean beaches in the north, impressive Roman remains, Great Mosques and Saharan dunes to the south,...

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