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Michelangelo Antonioni

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L’avventura: Cannes Statement

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L’avventura: Cannes Statement

Director Michelangelo Antonioni made these famous remarks at the press conference following the May 1960 Cannes Film Festival premiere of L’avventura. They appear here in a translation published in the spring 1962 issue of the journal Film Culture.…

By Michelangelo Antonioni

My Film
My Film

The legendary Italian director discusses La notte’s inspirations and themes in this 1961 newspaper article that coincided with the film’s French release.

By Michelangelo Antonioni

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On His Art: L’eclisse

A director is naturally a man like everyone else. Yet his life isn’t normal. For us, seeing is a necessity. For a painter, too, the problem is to see. But while the painter has to discover a static reality, or even a rhythm, perhaps—but a rhythm

By Michelangelo Antonioni