Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis

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Mellark Bakery in The Hunger Games

As I've mentioned before, we live close to the abandoned mill town used as the setting for District 12 in the forthcoming film adaptation of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

I thought some of you might be interested to see the before/after photos of the old company store, which serves in the films as the bakery owned by Peeta Mellark's father. As always, click for larger images...

The original old store:

Old Store at Abandoned Mill Town

Here it is after filming. You can see the new windows and the words "PASTRIES" and "CAKES" painted on the storefront to make it the Mellark bakery:

Post-Hunger Games filming

My full set of photos from the Henry River Mill Town, a.k.a. "District 12," is here.

“Close your eyes again,” I order. He does, and his mouth, too, and completely disappears. Most of what I judge to be his body is actually under a layer of mud and plants. His face and arms are so artfully disguised as to be invisible. I kneel beside him. “I guess all those hours decorating cakes paid off.”

Peeta smiles. “Yes, frosting. The final defense of the dying.”

- from The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Tags: hunger games, photos, ya dystopias

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