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Michelangelo Antonioni.

Philip Strick

Michelangelo Antonioni.

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Published by World Microfilms Publications in association with the British Film Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antonioni, Michelangelo, -- 1912-

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Loughton : Motion, 1963.

    SeriesMotion -- no.5
    ContributionsBritish Film Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 microfilm ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18528487M

    This 7-minute sequence of uneventfulness feels like a meditation on what constitutes the objective world: its temporalities, surfaces, textures. A study of meetings and partings and impossible relationships, it flickered with tenuous, appropriately cloudy insights into the authority of images. Whenever I make a film I have a confusion in the pit of my stomach, a sort of tumor I cure by making the film. Even the basic plot -- the search for a missing woman -- willfully disintegrated at the end, prompting a near-riot among Cannes viewers. Concurrent with a boom period in the Italian industry and a re-vitalisation of European cinema in general, Antonioni was suddenly reflective of a massive change in film culture that he had really been progressing towards for the last decade.

    Aside from being his biggest commercial success, Blow-Up is a highly valued critical commodity that has drawn the interest of an astounding range of commentators. Quite unlike the complex ambiguity of Blow-Up, the story of Zabriskie Point has a considerable vagueness located in its simplicity. As Wenders has explained, Antonioni rejected almost all the material filmed by Wenders during the editing, except for a few short interludes. My films teach me a lot, not because I make them, but because they are the sum total of experiences which I otherwise would not have had. Antonioni was raised in a middle-class environment that he accepts has influenced his creative perspective.

    Was invited by the Mao government of the People's Republic of China to visit the country after which he made the documentary Chung Kuo - Cina One of seven Italians to have been nominated for the Best Director Oscar. Each of these stories is about social alienation. Humans sometimes appear but they are not personages or characters. As with several films of the time, it seemed to carry echoes of the American The Postman Always Rings Twice, though here the inconvenient husband died without help from the lovers.


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Michelangelo Antonioni. book

Michelangelo didn't need anyone to 'help' him. Based loosely on the Cesare Pavese novella Tra Donne Sole, it further rejected all notions of traditional narrative and literary value, even garnering some degree of attention from the international cinema community.

I'm happy to contemplate them and I make notes in my mind, which I write down in a book some time. I never discuss the plots of my films. I like that. Her ultimate failure is an inability to control her own life. What the man from Turin got for his money was Cronaca di un Amore, a cool, elegant study in betrayal and regrets, not at all an apprentice work.

The interaction between all players is handled at a deliberate slow pace, with space carefully constructed to suggest what has previously happened and to convey internal group dynamics.

He was among the risk takers of cinema, at a time when the risks were there to be taken. The earlier invocation of interior moods and feelings has been discarded in favour of a construction of exterior things in their own various contexts.

We immediately get a sense of a filmmaker interested in mystery, in the ambiguous qualities of both character and landscape. The film's excessive periodization—its commitment to taking its own moment as a period—means that, in a sense, it could only be properly viewed and understood after this moment itself had succumbed to the condition of waste, had become garbage.

After graduating in economics, he took a job as a bank teller and contributed stories and film criticism to the Ferrara newspaper Corriere Padano.

Confronted with hesitancy, the spectator is compelled to respond imaginatively and independent of the film. They are lost stories, in the sense of being momentary, transitory, and disconnected in space and time. It was before Antonioni found "a man from Turin" who was willing to finance a feature film for him.

My work is like digging, it's archaeological research among the arid materials of our times.

That Bowling Alley on the Tiber Tales of a Director

He attended school in Ferrara and went to the university at Bologna, though he continued to live at home and commuted daily to his studies. In he received an Academy Award for lifetime achievement. Critics like Seymour Chatman made important gestures towards recognizing Antonioni's historicity, especially in regards to urban form, but there is still so much to see and to know in the films.

It is not that I dislike my audience; I am not an intellectual, but I believe that films should not be made to entertain the audience, earn money or achieve popularity. His outstanding film of the s, however, was Le amichebased on a novel by Cesare Pavese, in which a gaggle of airlessly gossiping women, their husbands and lovers, were watched from the viewpoint of a young woman of more independent spirit.

I was interested in how they were made, and thinking about their formal awkwardness led me to think about what I was actually looking at in the images. Four of the stories are reconstructed and their non-fictional guises come under threat from the fictional probing of the cinematic stylistic system.

Actors are like cows. Antonioni's initial attempt at filmmaking was a documentary profiling a nearby insane asylum; the project was aborted because the inmates would lapse into fits of panic each time the lights of the camera were turned on.

Blowup remains a key text of the s, the decade which felt experience was for snatching. Antonioni lay in state at City Hall in Rome where a large screen showed black-and-white footage of him among his film sets and behind-the-scenes.Michelangelo Antonioni andò a lezioni di regia dal pittore Giorgio Morandi - Stile Arte Il detto pascaliano che Antonioni ripeteva citando Morandi: “Il vero artista è colui che sa stare da solo in una stanza”, rende il senso di autosufficienza creativa che non prevede un ruolo autonomo per gli atlasbowling.comers: michelangelo antonioni Download michelangelo antonioni or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Blowup (sometimes styled as Blow-up or Blow Up) is a mystery thriller film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and produced by Carlo atlasbowling.com was Antonioni's first entirely English-language film, and stars David Hemmings as a London fashion photographer who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film.

Antonioni, Michelangelo

The film also stars Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Jane Birkin Music by: Herbert Hancock. The real value of my film was the possibility I had for my camera to be in the closest proximity possible to Michelangelo, who wouldn't have allowed anyone else's camera to be so intimate while he was working." --Enrica Antonioni on making "For Me, to Make a Film Is to Live", her documentary of filmmaker husband Michelangelo Antonioni.

Aug 01,  · Forty-seven years ago, in MayMichelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura was the sensation of the Cannes film festival. The screening was one. Antonioni's cinema is ``a world of images, not of words,'' but this volume, published in Italy two years ago, is chockablock with the filmmaker's words.

Ironically, Antonioni had seldom written on films before he started making them. As a result, virtually all of the material in this book is about his own films and filmmaking atlasbowling.com: Michelangelo Antonioni.