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L'Avventura

L'Avventura
  • 1960
  • Italy
  • 145 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
  • Written by: Michelangelo Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, Tonino Guerra
  • Cast: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari
  • Language: Italian

Slow and detached from plot devices, Antonioni focuses more on the developing relationship of a couple searching the Sicilian landscape for a missing friend than on the how and why of the disappearance itself. A prime example of European chic, memorably photographed.

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Seminal Souls - Antonioni and Bergman in the 21st century

26 Apr 2012

A look at the significance of Michelangelo Antonioni and Ingmar Bergman

Dying within twenty four hours of each other, the demise of two great filmmakers in 2007 was clearly a loss, but though Ingmar Bergman came out of retirement to make Saraband in 2002, and Antonioni made one feature, Beyond the Clouds (and a later short…

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