Netflix’s Infiesto: Every Shooting Location of the Spanish Movie

Written and directed by Patxi Amezcua, Netflix’s ‘Infiesto’ is a Spanish crime thriller movie set during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. It revolves around the mysterious case of a young woman who appears out of nowhere months after being left for dead. So, to get to the bottom of this case, two competent detectives — Samuel García and Castro — are called upon the titular mining town. Now, the duo follows all the leads they can find regarding the case, only to discover that it was just the tip of the iceberg as there is a much more sinister game at play.

Given the inclusion of many important themes, including the pandemic and violence against women, the mystery drama holds the audience’s attention from the beginning to the end. Moreover, the setting of the pandemic against the backdrop of a small town is enough to make you scratch your head about its actual filming locations. In that case, we have got you covered!

Infiesto: Where Was it Filmed?

‘Infiesto’ was filmed entirely in Spain, specifically in Asturias and Galicia. As per reports, the principal photography for the Isak Férriz starrer commenced in late October 2021 and wrapped up after about seven weeks in December of the same year. So, let’s not waste any time and look at all the specific sites where the detectives investigate the case!

Asturias, Spain

Many pivotal sequences for ‘Infiesto’ were lensed in Asturias, an autonomous community in northwest Spain. As the title of the Netflix movie suggests, the story is mainly set in Infiesto, so the production team chose to shoot several key portions on location in the small mining town. Infiesto belongs to the Piloña municipality in the Principality of Asturias.

Gijón, the largest city and municipality in terms of population in Asturias, also served as a pivotal production location for the Spanish thriller movie. A part of Green Spain due to all the greenery and lush vegetation, Asturias is also known for several attractions and places of interest, including the Picos de Europa National Park, the Dobra River, the Universidad Laboral de Gijón, St. Thomas of Canterbury church, and the Centro Niemeyer.

Galicia, Spain

Additional portions of ‘Infiesto’ were taped in Galicia, an autonomous community of Spain. The filming unit reportedly set up camp at various sites across the region to record scenes against suitable backdrops. For instance, they utilized the premise of Covadonga Avenue and the hermitage of San Amaro in Seoane, located in the Meavía parish in Forcarei, Pontevedra.

Furthermore, in December 2021, the cast and crew members of the Netflix show were spotted shooting some pivotal sequences in and around Hospital San Rafael at Avenida de las Jubias, 82, in A Coruña, the most populated city in Galicia. Situated in Atlantic Europe, the autonomous community’s economy is mainly driven by livestock, forestry, textiles, car manufacturing, and fishing. It is also home to several Romanesque churches, such as the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the Ourense Cathedral, Saint John of Caaveiro, and the Church of San Xoán of Portomarín.

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