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Posts Tagged "Michelangelo Antonioni"

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L’Eclisse [The Eclipse] ***** (1962, Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal) – Classic Movie Review 2850

Director Michelangelo Antonioni’s electrifying 1962 world cinema classic art movie stars beguiling Monica Vitti as Vittoria, a translator in Rome, who leaves her older lover Riccardo (Francisco Rabal) and starts up a new relationship with confident […]

Aug, 25

The Passenger [Professione: Reporter] **** (1975, Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry, Steven Berkoff) – Classic Movie Review 2841

Co-writer/director Michelangelo Antonioni decorates – or rather obscures – Mark Peploe’s intriguing 1975 thriller plot with a great deal of fine philosophical and ornamental work, visually as well as verbally. He called it his ‘most […]

Aug, 23

Zabriskie Point **** (1970, Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Rod Taylor, Paul Fix) – Classic Movie Review 2840

Co-writer/director Michelangelo Antonioni’s fascinating if somewhat misguided 1969 American odyssey follows the misadventures of student radical dropout Mark (Mark Frechette). He is accused of a cop’s murder during a student riot, pilots a plane through […]

Aug, 22

L’Avventura ***** (1960, Monica Vitti, Gabriele Ferzetti, Lea Massari) – Classic Movie Review 2839

Engimatic beauty Monica Vitti stars gracefully in one of Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni’s most famous films. His screenplay with regular collaborator Tonino Guerra and Elio Bartolini focuses on the effect on a group of rich […]

Aug, 22

La Notte [The Night] ***** (1961, Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki, Giorgio Negro, Vincenzo Corbella) – Classic Movie Review 2838

Antonioni entrances us with iconic Sixties actors and scenes from a dying marriage. This much-admired and long-recognised 1961 world cinema classic is one of co-writer/ director Michelangelo Antonioni’s acclaimed and brilliantly stylish Sixties studies in alienation. […]

Aug, 22

Blow-Up ***** (1966, David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles) – Classic Movie Review 2836

Esteemed Italian writer-director Michelangelo Antonioni came to London in 1966 to make this multi-layered puzzle thriller. It turned out to be one of the highpoints of the Swinging Sixties, and has survived very well both […]

Aug, 21

The Red Desert [Il Deserto Rosso] **** (1964, Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti) – Classic Movie Review 73

Monica Vitti gives an extremely fine, distinguished study of a woman on the verge as a dangerously mentally disturbed Italian housewife and mother, who engages in a desperate affair with a visiting engineer (Richard Harris), the […]

Jul, 20


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