Identification of a Woman Identification of a Woman

Identification of a Woman

Michelangelo Antonioni

 
Identification of a Woman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • Italy
  • 1982
  • 130 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • Italian
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  • Spine #585

Michelangelo Antonioni’s Identification of a Woman is a body- and soul-baring voyage into one man’s artistic and erotic consciousness. After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women: at the same time, he searches for the right subject and actress for his next film. This spellbinding antiromance was a late-career coup for the legendary Italian filmmaker, and is renowned for its sexual explicitness and an extended scene on a fog-enshrouded highway that stands with the director’s greatest set pieces.

Credits

DirectorMichelangelo Antonioni
Executive producerAlessandro von Normann
ProducerGiorgio Nocella and Antonio Macrì
ScreenplayMichelangelo Antonioni and Gérard Brach
In collaboration withTonino Guerra
Director of photographyCarlo Di Palma
Production designAndrea Crisanti
Production managerFranco Ballati
MusicJohn Foxx
Set decoratorMassimo Tavazzi
CostumesPaola Comencini

Disc Features

  • New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the
    Blu-ray edition
  • Theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic John Powers and a 1982 interview with director Michelangelo Antonioni by critic Gideon Bachmann

    New cover by Lucien S. Y. Yang

Film Essays

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Identification of a Woman: The Women in the Window

By John PowersOctober 24, 2011

“For a long time I stayed away from the Acropolis,” says the narrator of Don DeLillo’s novel . . . Read more »

Photo Galleries

Antonioni’s Environments

November 21, 2011


Press Notes

Press Notes: Identification of a Woman

November 18, 2011

“The great Italian cine-maestro Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1982 film,Identification of a Woman, . . . Read more »


Film Essays

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Identification of a Woman: The Women in the Window

By John PowersOctober 24, 2011

“For a long time I stayed away from the Acropolis,” says the narrator of Don DeLillo’s novel . . . Read more »