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St. John the Baptist Parish
Edgard (Parish Seat), Evergreen Plantation, Garyville, LaPlace, Reserve

History
Named for Saint John the Baptist

 

1991

Grand Isle - Dir: Lambert; Cast: McGillis, Pasdar. Drama filmed partially in New Orleans, Greenwood Plantation and Vacherie.

2001

Monster's Ball - Dir: Forster; Cast: Thornton, Berry. Drama romance filmed in Laplace and Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola.

2004

13 Lakes - Dir: Benning. Documentary about the 13 major lakes around the U.S. partially filmed at Lake Pontchartrain.

2008

All Quiet on the Gulf Coast - Dir: Devers. Documentary about Hurricane Katrina partially filmed in LaPlace and New Orleans in the French Quarter.

Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Dir: Fincher; Cast: Pitt, Blanchett.  Drama fantasy mystery set in New Orleans and filmed partially in Donaldsonville, Laplace, Mandeville, Morgan City and New Orleans.

Walking on Dead Fish - Dir: Martin; Narrator: Bradshow. Documentary filmed in Laplace, including East St. John High. 

2010

Legendary - Dir: Damski; Cast: Cena, Clarkson. Drama sport filmed in Kenner, Laplace and New Orleans.

2012

Django Unchained - Dir: Tarantino; Cast: Foxx, Jackkson. Western drama partially filmed in New Orleans and Edgard.

2015

Self/Less - Dir: Singh; Cast: Reynolds, Kingsley. Drama partially fiilmed in Garyville.

 

 


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