A Backdrop for The Book of Eli: Carrizozo, NM

Carrizozo will be featured as the backdrop for the upcoming film “The Book of Eli” starring Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman. The “post-apocalyptic” western follows a lone man (Washington) trekking through the desolate west after a catastrophic event has left America in shambles. The hero’s journey is in protecting a sacred book that bares the secret to the humankind's salvation.

The majority of the film was shot in Carrizozo; Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Alamogordo will also be featured in the New Mexico Production.

"The Book of Eli" is will hit movie screens later this month.
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