The Night (La Notte)
- 121 min
- Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
- Written by: Michelangelo Antonioni, Ennio Flaiano, Tonino Guerra
- Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki
- Language: Italian
Falling between 'L'Avventura' and 'L'Eclisse', Antonioni's depiction of a marriage during its dying breath is another perfectly executed study of alienation. The performances are wonderful and the sterile atmosphere evocatively is captured against the blank facades of Milan's suburbs.
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