Created by Curro Novellas, ‘Lies and Deceit‘ or ‘Mentiras’ is a Spanish thriller drama series that revolves around Laura Munar, a respected high school literature teacher, who decides to go to dinner with Xavier Vera, a well-known surgeon. On waking up the following morning, Laura feels unwell, and her intuition tells her that she had been drugged and taken advantage of the previous night by Xavier.
Complementing the dark and mysterious theme of the narrative, the visuals and backdrops make use of a rather bleak tone to emphasize the suspense and mystery that the series possesses. If you find yourself curious about the filming sites used for bringing the show to life, we have covered everything you wish to know about the same!
Lies and Deceit Filming Locations
‘Lies and Deceit’ is majorly filmed in two locations in Spain, the capital city of Madrid and Mallorca, the largest island in the Balearic Islands, where the story is set. The principal photography for the first season of this Spanish show commenced in November 2019 and wrapped up in December 2019. In case you are looking forward to getting to know about the specific locations, you are at the right place as we have got you covered!
Mallorca, as aforementioned, is the largest out of all of Spain’s Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean, and its diverse landscape is used to the full advantage for the production of ‘Lies and Deceit.’ The production team of ‘Lies and Deceit’ spent quite a lot of days filming the first season in Palma de Mallorca, which is the capital and resort city of Mallorca, located in the western Mediterranean. Demarcacion de Costas de Les Illes Balears is another prominent location where a few shots were lensed for the show.
Another location where the production team sets camp for a few scenes is Porto Colom, situated in Mallorca. Several pivotal scenes for the first season of the thriller series were filmed in Deià, a small coastal village in the Serra de Tramuntana in the Mallorca island. Over the years, this beautiful and scenic island of Mallorca has been used as the backdrop for several movies such as ‘Me Before You‘ and ‘Cloud Atlas.’
Being the capital and the most populous city of Spain, Madrid plays an important part in the production of ‘Lies and Deceit.’ The cast and crew were seen at several locations all over the city to get several shots for the first season of the fast-paced drama series. Hospital de Torrejon, which is located at Calle Mateo Inurria, 28850 Torrejon de Ardoz, was used as a filming site for a few sequences. The crew members were also spotted shooting at an event-hosting property, Espacio Negrales, at Calle San Pedro Poveda, 2, 28430 Alpedrete in the capital.
Hospital de El Escorial, located at M-600, Km. 6,255, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, along with Hospital HLA Universitario Moncloa at Avenida de Valladolid are also some of the sites that are used for the production. Zubi Design at Calle de Zurbano also serves as a backdrop for some scenes of season 1. For the purpose of filming, the crew also move to the public university Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and IMDEA Software Institute at Campus Montegancedo s/n 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcon.
Moreover, some scenes for ‘Lies and Deceit’ season 1 were also filmed in Hotel Ciudad de Mostoles, which is located at Carretera De Mostoles a Villaviciosa. Apart from these specific locations, the production team also utilize several city halls for lensing several shots for the thriller series, such as Ayuntamiento de Madrid, Ayuntamiento de Boadilla (Calle Juan Carlos I, 42, 28660 Boadille del Monte), Ayuntamiento de Mostoles (Plaza de Espana 1, 28934 Mostoles), and Ayuntamiento de Torrelodones (Placa De la Constitucion, 1, 28250 Torrelodones).
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