The highly underrated movie, The Giver was filmed in South Africa and Utah.
According to a Tweet from the Bontebok Ridge Reserve in 2013, The gardens and building exteriors were filmed at the Paarl Arboretum, Paarl, South Africa.
Our quality kikuyu roll on lawn was used on film set shot at Paarl Arboretum over the last month staring Meryl Streep pic.twitter.com/YUbn07l1mE— BontebokRidgeReserve (@bontebokridge) November 26, 2013
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (Some exteriors) Cape Town, South Africa
Filming Dates: Sept 2012 – Nov 2013
Starring: Brenton Thwaites as Jonas, Jeff Bridges as The Giver, Meryl Streep as Chief Elder, Taylor Swift as Rosemary, Alexander Skarsgård as Father, Katie Holmes as Mother, Odeya Rush as Fiona, Cameron Monaghan as Asher, Emma Tremblay as Lilly, Renate Stuurman as Dinah, Vanessa Cooke as Elder, John Whiteley as Elder, Kira Wilkinson as Chief Elder’s Assistant, Meganne Young as Bride
First Published: Oct 28, 2015, 11:20