Casa Malaparte

Casa Malaparte is a house on the Isle of Capri which sits on a cliff 32 metres above the sea overlooking the Gulf of Salerno. it was designed in 1937 by Adalberto Libera for the italian writer & journalist Curzio Malaparte. in 1963 the house was used in Le Mépris, a film by Jean-Luc Godard starring Brigitte Bardot.

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14 Responses to Casa Malaparte

  1. fanfamfun Tuesday 11 October, 2011 at 10:53 am #

    wow! this is the place to be. so beautiful. i wonder who lives there now? x

  2. emma Tuesday 11 October, 2011 at 11:18 am #

    I think ‘wow’ just about covers that!

  3. Edelweissnyc Tuesday 11 October, 2011 at 2:23 pm #

    Beautiful! And I always love me some Brigitte Bardot.

  4. rooth Tuesday 11 October, 2011 at 3:23 pm #

    That is such a unique place and location – I’m not surprised most of the shots are of the outside of the house

  5. Bobby Tuesday 11 October, 2011 at 4:12 pm #

    umm….. wow. wow, wow.

    wow.

  6. Gillian Wednesday 12 October, 2011 at 5:28 am #

    Thank you for posting this! I love Le Mepris and the scenes that showcase Casa Malaparte are among the best in the film!

  7. sally Wednesday 12 October, 2011 at 5:37 am #

    Brigitte’s style is great, I must watch this film.

  8. Camila Wednesday 12 October, 2011 at 11:03 pm #

    Wow those pics are amazing! And that house is def something else!

  9. Ali Wednesday 12 October, 2011 at 11:49 pm #

    Beautiful house! While designing in architecture school, that house and those stairs were always in the back of my mind!

  10. alexandra Thursday 13 October, 2011 at 5:03 pm #

    i love those pics, brigitte is so beautiful!

  11. Sweet Harvest Moon Saturday 15 October, 2011 at 11:51 am #

    WOW! Her hair is so beautiful…

  12. Michelle Monday 25 June, 2012 at 3:46 am #

    Was just in capri and wondered about this house as we sailed and walked by – is the most beautiful place in the world – and I live in the western Caribbean and know many amazing islands in the world – visit CAPRI

  13. Elise Lévêque Wednesday 4 July, 2012 at 3:11 pm #

    Le Mépris with the sublime Bardot, such a Godard classic.

  14. jeongwon Wednesday 12 September, 2012 at 6:33 am #

    i thought these photos would be shot just for fashion campaign. but now i realized that it is a film.

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