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West Feliciana Parish
Angola, Cottage Plantation (2), Greenwood Plantation, Myrtles Plantation, St. Francisville (Parish Seat), Oakley Plantation, Rosedown Plantation

History
West Feliciana was part of Feliciana Parish which was founded in 1810.
They were divided in 1824 into East Feliciana Parish and West Feliciana Parish.

 

1957

Drango - shot at Greenwood Plantation

1958

Long, Hot Summer - Dir: Ritt; Cast: Newman, Woodward. Drama filmed at Asphodel Plantation in Jackson, Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Ramsey Plantation in New Roads, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Clinton, and Baton Rouge.

1967

Hurry Sundown - Dir: Preminger; Cast: Caine, Fonda. Drama filmed in Baton Rouge, Hammond, Sunshine, St. Gabriel and St. Francisville.

1970

Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (a/k/a) Blood Kin - Dir: Lumet; Cast: Coburn, Hayes. Drama filmed in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

1974

Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, The - Dir: Korty; Cast: Tyson, Brown.  Made for TV drama filmed at Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation in Geismer; the slave quarters of The Cottage Plantation in St. Francisville and Ryan Airport in Baton Rouge and set in the fictional Louisiana town of Bayonne.

1984

Louisiana - Dir: de Broca; Cast: Kidder, Charleson. Made for TV romantic drama filmed at the Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

1985

Long, Hot Summer - Dir: Cooper; Cast: Johnson, Robards. Romantic drama filmed partially at Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation in Geismer, Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Burnside, Baton Rouge and Thibodaux.

1987

Sister, Sister - Dir: Condon; Cast: Stoltz, Leigh. Horror, drama filmed at Madewood Plantation in Napoleonville with exteriors at Greenwood Plantation.

1988

Everybody's All-American (a/k/a) When I Fall in Love - Dir: Hackford; Cast:  Lange, Quaid. Romantic drama partially filmed in Baton Rouge, including Louisiana State University, Southern University Stadium, St. Francisville, Nottoway Plantation in White Castle. 

1994

Occhio Pinocchio - Dir: Nuti; Cast: Nuti, Caselli. Partially filmed in St. Francisville.

1997

Favorite Son - Dir: Esteb;  Cast: Herthum, Hunt. Drama filmed in Baton Rouge, Jackson, Port Allen and St. Francisville.

1998

Haunted History: Myrtles Plantation - Dir: Hawes; Documentary filmed in Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

2000

Fight to the Max - Dir: Soffer; Documentary examines prison boxing filmed at the State Pentitentiary at Angola.

St. Francisville Experiment, The - Dir: Nicolaou; Cast: Charap, Taylor.  Horror mystery thriller filmed in New Orleans and St. Francisville.

2006

Razor Wire Rodeo - Dir: Pallay. Documentary filmed at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola.

2007

Reaping, The - Dir: Hopkins; Cast: Swank, Morrissey. Horror thriller filmed partially in Baton Rouge, including Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Shreveport and St. Francisville.

2008

Dream Boy - Dir: Bolton; Cast: Bender, Roeg. Drama romance filmed in St. Francisville.

Loss of a Teardrop Diamond - Dir: Markell; Cast: Howard, Patton. Romance drama filmed in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, Jackson, Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, Plaquemine and St. Francisville.

Warbirds - Dir: Gendreau; Cast: Mann, Krause. Made for TV horror mystery sci-fi filmed in Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

2009

Farm: 10 Down - Dir: Stack, Novack. Documentary partially filmed in Baton Rouge and Angola.

New Hope - Dir: Kossover. Short documentary about an event that changed the lives of inmates at Louisiana State Pentitentiary filmed at Angola.

2010

Inventing Adam - Dir: Adams; Cast: Meyers, Ochse. Comedy filmed in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and St. Francisville.

Jonah Hex - Dir: Hayward; Cast: Brolin, Fox. Action drama thriller partially filmed in Bayou Gauche, Crown Pointe, Fort Pike, New Orleans, Raceland, Rosedown Plantation in St. Francisville, St. Bernard Parish and St. Francisville. 

Music From the Big House - Dir: McDonald. Music documentary exploring the blues at Louisiana State Pentitentiary in Angola.

Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House - Dir: Melton.  Documentary filmed at in Louisiana including Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish.

2012

Herman's House - Dir: Bhalla. Documentary of the house envisioned by Herman Wallace who has been in solitary confinment for 40 years filmed at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola.

2013

Beautiful Creatures - Dir: LaGravenese; Cast: Englert, Thompson. Fantasy drama filmed in New Orleans, Covington and St. Francisville.

Experiencing God - Dir: Cox. Documentary of life changing events looking for God partially filmed at Angola.

Heebie Jeebies - Dir: Callaway; Cast: Belushi, Shim. Horror TV movie filmed in Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

Inventing Adam - Dir: Adams; Cast: Meyers, Coffee. Comedy filmed in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

Oblivion - Dir: Kosinski; Cast: Cruise, Freeman. Sci-fi partially filmed in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

2015

Sweet Kandy - Dir: Peate; Cast: Miller, Gerard. Drama filmed in Angola at the Louisiana State Penitentiary

 

 


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