Sunday, 9 October 2016



FILM 1575: THE LAKE HOUSE

TRIVIA: The actual house did not exist and was built for the movie, then dismantled. In using Google Earth to see the house, enter 41.7142, -87.8901 in the window on the Fly To tab. This will take you to the center of the lake. Zoom to the clearing on the eastern shore. Then select April 29, 2005 as the date.

Sandra Bullock states that she felt compelled to name the dog "Jack" after the character of Keanu Reeves in Speed (1994) - the first movie the two of them made together.

The name of the exclusive restaurant in the film is "Il Mare". "Il Mare" is also the name of the house and the International title of the Korean film upon which "The Lake House" is based, Il Mare (2000).

The Lake House used was located on Maple Lake, a small and well known haunted fishing lake located in Willow Springs, IL.

The address of the building in Chicago at which Sandra Bullock lives is 1620 Racine. This would place it in the same block as the apartment belonging to Sean Connery in The Untouchables (1987) (Connery's character lived at 1634 Racine).




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