Despite Netflix's shady tweet about those 53 people who've watched A Christmas Prince every day since it's release, people are still watching and are still obsessed with the holiday movie. From the cliched storyline to the numerous plot holes, people just can't get enough of it. If you're unfamiliar with the film, it takes place in the fictional country of Aldovia. But since Aldovia isn't a real place, where was A Christmas Prince filmed?
Aldovia is supposed to be a small country in Europe, so it makes sense that the movie was filmed somewhere in Europe. The majority of the movie was shot at the Peles Castle in Romania, according to the Chicago Tribune. However, if you're still wondering where exactly Amber worked, that's still unclear. In case you missed it or haven't seen the movie yet, at the start of the film there are some very nice shots of Manhattan, including the New York Public Library, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, etc. However, just before the movie actually begins, the final establishing shot is of the Michigan Avenue bridge overlooking the Chicago River, which, obviously, is in Chicago. Later it's made clear that Amber's supposed to be in New York, but it seems like the movie may have been confused about it's location. Or maybe it's a fun Easter egg viewers were supposed to find?
Despite this snafu, people are truly in love with A Christmas Prince and Amber's story. Amber is a copy editor at a magazine, but all she really wants to do is write. She's finally given a worthwhile assignment when she gets assigned to cover Prince Richard's press conference in the hopes of getting a scroop of whether or not he plans to ascend or abdicate the throne now that his father, the king, is dead.
The only problem is, when Amber arrives in Aldovia, Prince Richard cancels the press conference. Refusing to leave empty handed, Amber strolls into the castle, which isn't guarded at all, and ends up pretending to be the tutor for Richard's younger sister, Emily. Now, undercover, Amber becomes determined to dig up some dirt and get a story for the magazine. But while she tries to uncover Prince Richard's secrets, she inevitably falls in love with him and he with her.
The film stars iZombie's Rose McIver as Amber and The White Queen's Ben Lamb as Prince Richard. It's the perfect feel-good movie for the holidays and will get you right into the holiday spirit. And if you love A Christmas Prince, Netflix has just released another Hallmark-like Christmas movie, Christmas Inheritance. This movie stars The 100's Eliza Taylor as Ellen Langford, an heiress who has to prove to her father she's ready and capable to take over the family business.
In order to do that, she goes to her father's hometown, Snow Falls, to deliver a special Christmas card to her father's former business partner, Uncle Zeke. Unfortunately, when she arrives Uncle Zeke has just left and she's forced to stay at the town inn to wait for him. But then a snowstorm hits that makes her stay even longer. Of course, there's a guy working at the inn who Ellen hits it off with, but her fiancé back at home probably won't be happy about that.
With these two Christmas movies, you can have the perfect double feature. So grab some hot chocolate and a cozy blanket, and immerse yourself in holiday cheer with A Christmas Prince and Christmas Inheritance.
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