L'Eclisse (The Eclipse)
- Italy / France
- 2h 5min
- Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
- Written by: Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Elio Bartolini, Ottiero Ottieri
- Cast: Alain Delon, Monica Vitti, Francisco Rabal, Louis Seigner
- Language: Italian, English
Vittoria (Vitti) is a translator who becomes involved with caddish and restless stockbroker Piero (Delon) – but can she find lasting happiness? Crisp digital restoration of Antonioni's 1962 masterpiece, with memorable interludes, vivid performances and a deeply unsettling ending. Pertinent, intriguing and seductive.
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Reviews & features
L'Eclisse24 Aug 2015
Stunning restoration of Michelangelo Antonioni's masterpiece of disaffection
In 1962 Michelangelo Antonioni brought his alienation trilogy to a close with the characteristically magnificent L'Eclisse (The Eclipse), available to adore anew with the release of this crisp, freshly devastating digital restoration. Like L'Avventura…
Seminal Souls - Antonioni and Bergman in the 21st century26 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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