Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Living in Switzerland > Daily life  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 17.01.2011, 03:07
DavidSJC's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Zürich
Posts: 119
Groaned at 1 Time in 1 Post
Thanked 49 Times in 20 Posts
DavidSJC has earned some respectDavidSJC has earned some respect
Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

I watched a rerun of The Bourne Identity (Matt Damon). In the scene
where he first arrives in Zurich, he passes a corner store with a sign
that says "Die Zwei Hunde".

I did some searching and there's a web site design company by that
name. But does that sign really exist in Zurich? A lot of movie was
shot on location I'm wondering if that one is real or staged.

Anybody know?

DavidSJC
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 17.01.2011, 03:25
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Perthia
Posts: 1,236
Groaned at 1 Time in 1 Post
Thanked 905 Times in 446 Posts
Yokine has a reputation beyond reputeYokine has a reputation beyond reputeYokine has a reputation beyond reputeYokine has a reputation beyond reputeYokine has a reputation beyond reputeYokine has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

Quote:
View Post
I watched a rerun of The Bourne Identity (Matt Damon). In the scene
where he first arrives in Zurich, he passes a corner store with a sign
that says "Die Zwei Hunde".

I did some searching and there's a web site design company by that
name. But does that sign really exist in Zurich? A lot of movie was
shot on location I'm wondering if that one is real or staged.

Anybody know?

DavidSJC
All of the "Zurich" scenes were filmed in the Czech Republic, so unlikely.
http://swiss-bank-accounts.com/e/fic...ity/index.html
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Yokine for this useful post:
  #3  
Old 17.01.2011, 19:51
ximix's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: UK (formerly Zurich)
Posts: 2,098
Groaned at 22 Times in 21 Posts
Thanked 2,315 Times in 1,179 Posts
ximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

I watched that again recently too, followed by the two sequels during the next couple of days. Gotta hand it to Matt Damon, he's a brilliant actor.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 18.01.2011, 09:12
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: a
Posts: 134
Groaned at 6 Times in 2 Posts
Thanked 78 Times in 52 Posts
Dramaticpause has earned some respectDramaticpause has earned some respect
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

Quote:
View Post
I watched that again recently too, followed by the two sequels during the next couple of days. Gotta hand it to Matt Damon, he's a brilliant actor.
I agree, his "Team America: World Police" role was his best so far.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Dramaticpause for this useful post:
  #5  
Old 18.01.2011, 17:10
ximix's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: UK (formerly Zurich)
Posts: 2,098
Groaned at 22 Times in 21 Posts
Thanked 2,315 Times in 1,179 Posts
ximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

Quote:
View Post
I agree, his "Team America: World Police" role was his best so far.
Have never heard of that film and was intrigued to learn more and find out what part Damon played. On running a quick google search I see it came out in 2004 and, from a very brief click on one of the URLs that came up, presume it was a voice role? Will go back and check the film out in more detail soon.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 18.01.2011, 18:24
PerthPair's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Höngg, Zürich
Posts: 45
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 47 Times in 19 Posts
PerthPair has made some interesting contributions
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

Quote:
View Post
Have never heard of that film and was intrigued to learn more and find out what part Damon played. On running a quick google search I see it came out in 2004 and, from a very brief click on one of the URLs that came up, presume it was a voice role? Will go back and check the film out in more detail soon.
I assume Dramaticpause is joking ishaka - the puppet used to portray Matt Damon in Team America only said two words whenever it spoke, being "Matt Damon" in a very "mentally retarded" voice. The writers/producers (one of whom did the voice of the Matt Damon puppet) were having a joke at Matt Damon's expense.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank PerthPair for this useful post:
  #7  
Old 18.01.2011, 18:32
ximix's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: UK (formerly Zurich)
Posts: 2,098
Groaned at 22 Times in 21 Posts
Thanked 2,315 Times in 1,179 Posts
ximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond reputeximix has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

Quote:
View Post
I assume Dramaticpause is joking ishaka - the puppet used to portray Matt Damon in Team America only said two words whenever it spoke, being "Matt Damon" in a very "mentally retarded" voice. The writers/producers (one of whom did the voice of the Matt Damon puppet) were having a joke at Matt Damon's expense.
Haha! Thanks for that PerthPair. Have swiftly taken down my thanks for his / her post. Love that guy's acting too much not to even though they were taking the mickey - or not - as the case maybe and I can, thanks to your explanation, see the funny side. Cheers!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 18.01.2011, 19:14
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Zurich
Posts: 60
Groaned at 6 Times in 3 Posts
Thanked 43 Times in 27 Posts
Mapache has earned some respectMapache has earned some respect
Re: Bourne Identity -- "Die Zwei Hunde" sign

Yes, the Zurich scenes in that movie were shot in CZ, but there was a made-for-TV version in the '80s that was shot in Zurich. That one was awful, but if you know Zurich you can recognise most of the locations.
Reply With Quote
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Should I continue my "college"(elite high school) Or pursue an "apprentissage" Julian_ignacio Employment 39 20.04.2010 15:34
#14 on Oprahs "Things to do before you die" list: Guest Jokes/funnies 3 25.05.2008 20:25
will formal address (per "Sie") die out soon? [German] litespeed Language corner 17 20.02.2007 17:03


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 11:18.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0