Dec 01, 2014 it inevitably brings to mind hitchcock, who plays with a similar motif in rebecca 1940 and vertigo 1958, and also dispatches his heroine early in a film exactly contemporary with lavventurapsycho. He was responsible for shaping the career of the actress monica. Its as if antonioni was born to break down every concrete rule of cinema, and in the process of destruction, the shattered pieces came together in a wholly unexpected way. Indeed, the interiors, buildings and street furniture are often selfconsciously brought to the foreground in leclisse to suggest that the environment in which the characters exist is at least as important in the meaning of the action as the characters and their. E il primo capitolo della cosiddetta trilogia esistenziale o trilogia dellincomunicabilita. Lavventura di michelangelo antonioni 1960 144 completo. The short film s episodes are framed by dreamy paintings and the song michelangelo antonioni, composed and sung by caetano veloso. It divided film history into that which came before and that which was possible after its epochal appearance. Michelangelo antonioni lavventura 1960 dvd mr bongo. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, the times does. Michelangelo antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork. This is a digitized version of an article from the timess print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. With gabriele ferzetti, monica vitti, lea massari, dominique blanchar. Monica vitti in antonioni s red desert ive been wondering about this forever, i still havent found an answer.
Audiences over the years have delighted in deciding what it really is all about. Her lover and her best friend, during the subsequent search for her, become attracted to each other. L avventura was nominated for numerous awards and was awarded the jury prize at the 1960 cannes film festival. As the movie develops, and the search for anna widens to the mainland, her lover, sandro gabriele ferzetti, and annas friend, claudia monica vitti begin to become romantically involved. Developed from a story by antonioni, the film is about a young womans disappearance during a mediterranean boating trip. They appear here in a translation published in the spring 1962 issue of the journal film culture. According to an antonioni obituary, the film systematically subverted the filmic codes, practices and structures in currency at its time. Gabriele ferzetti, monica vitti, lea massari, dominique blanchar durante una breve. Jul 31, 2007 l avventura the 1960 film that made antonioni s name on the international stage, and which posited him as the flipside to fellini. Searching for a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the michelangelo antonioni directed movie via subscription can be a. Antonioni the adventure 1960 italy span sub video dailymotion. Thats not to say it is the best film ever directed though i would argue it is, but this is the film of his that most clearly worked to usher in a new form of cinema, from which there was no turning back.
Monica vitti claudia, gabriele ferzetti sandro, lea massari anna, dominique blanchar et. Antonioni s cool, beautifully photographed film isnt really a mystery and certainly not a thriller. Developed from a story by antonioni with cowriters elio bartolini and tonino guerra, the film is about the disappearance of a young woman massari during a boating trip in the mediterranean, and the subsequent search for her by her. Durante una sosta sullisolotto deserto di lisca bianca in occasione di una gita in barca alle isole eolie, anna, una giovane. It is with l avventura that one truly gets the sense of ground being broken. A woman disappears during a mediterranean boating trip. The adventure is a 1960 italian film directed by michelangelo antonioni and starring gabriele ferzetti, monica vitti, and lea massari. Lavventura 1960 directed by michelangelo antonioni. May 10, 2016 a woman disappears during a mediterranean boating trip. Criterion is proud to present this milestone of film grammar in a new special edition doubledisc set. Want to watch lavventura on your tv, phone, or tablet. In his cannes statement antonioni himself is quite didactic, though his point, that our morality is obsolete, pathetic, and damaging, doesnt seem fully borne out by the film, where the main characters arent that interested in matters of morality. Michelangelo antonionis lavventura the adventure is such a work. An iconic piece of challenging 1960s cinema and a gripping narrative on its own terms, lavventura concerns the enigmatic disappearance of a young woman during a yachting trip off the coast of sicily, and the search taken up by her disaffected lover gabriele ferzetti and best friend monica vitti, in her breakout role.
During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other. Michelangelo antonionis best scenes film the guardian. Architecture is a major character in leclisse, as prominent in the scenario as any of the trio of vittoria, riccardo and piero. Today the world is endangered by an extremely serious split between a science that is totally and consciously projected into the future, and a. See more goofs during the sequence in which sandro and the newspaper reporter cross a street, the shadows of the camera and the. Download lavventura michelangelo antonioni, 1960 torrent or any other torrent from the video movies. Jun 01, 2014 are antonionis films, like rothkos paintings, precisely about nothing. Video essay l avventura is a haunting film that presages fellinis postmodern cinema, and informs the french new wave that gave way to such iconic auteurs as jean luc goddard. For a film that builds its metaphysical layers so blatantly, its a genuine marvel how concise and formal l avventura feels.
In 1939 he went to rome and worked for the journal cinema studying directorship at the school of cinema. Bosley crowther had it right that antonioni was dealing only with what interested him, but he couldnt quite come around to the thought that thats what a great artist does, however much it cuts against the grain. Antonioni 19122007, whose fascination with mediated reality only deepened over time, was a restless experimenter with composition, camera movement. Jun 28, 20 20 teaser trailer for michelangelo antonioni s l avventura 1960, coming soon in a new 35mm print from janus films. Lavventura 1960, directed by michelangelo antonioni film. In presenting the teeming uncertainty of modern life without offering the slightest recourse of a motive or explanation, michelangelo antonioni provoked audiences to look at films in a new way. The story surrounds the disappearance of annalea massari on an island off the coast of sicily. Antonioni s final film, made when he was in his 90s, was a segment of the anthology film eros 2004, entitled il filo pericoloso delle cose the dangerous thread of things. Antonioni s film could not be more dissimilar in tone and effect. Lavventura 1960 full movie download full hd youtube. Nov 25, 2014 director michelangelo antonioni made these famous remarks at the press conference following the may 1960 cannes film festival premiere of lavventura. Lavventura received a special prize at the 1960 cannes film festival for creating a new film language.
Antonioni, elio bartolini, tonino guerra story by antonioni cine. In lavventura we find antonioni framed by two contemporaries. Antonioni would later develop another hitchcock theme, that of the wrong man, in the passenger in 1975. The italian masters challenging and difficult l avventura was booed at its premiere in cannes. L avventura created a stir in 1960, when kael picked it as the best film of the year. Michelangelo antonioni was born in 1912 into a middleclass family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the italian province. World cinema eventually caught up to lavventura, but for a time, it had the rest of cinema choking on its dust. L avventura 1960 was directed by michelangelo antonioni. Lavventura 1960, directed by michelangelo antonioni. Considered by many to be his masterpiece, lavventura positioned michelangelo antonioni as an international talent. It would be hard to overstate michelangelo antonionis influence on postwar cinema, architecture and design, fashion, and literature, even on modern conceptions of the intellectual and the erotic.
Slow, taciturn and coldly elegant in its visual evocation of alienated, isolated figures. What appears to be a search for a missing person is actually an examination of alienation and selfdiscovery. Many films are called classic, but few qualify as turning points in the evolution of cinematic language, films that opened the way to a more mature art form. It may be because this is the first film of the directors that i have seen, but i found it wilfully alienating and profuse in its indulgence. Lavventura michelangelo antonioni, 1960 download torrent. Soft, muted colors contrast against the bleak grey industrial landscapes. Michelangelo antonioni s first color film, il deserto rosso 1964, is a stunning portrayal of a woman trying to survive the modern world in 1960s italy. As the film progresses, antonioni lays down the question of whether or not we should take annas disappearance literally or symbolically. In bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. Both directors were italian, both depicted their characters in a fruitless search for sensual pleasure, both films ended at dawn with emptiness and soulsickness. Despite its critical mauling at its first showing at the cannes film festival, two years later lavventura was declared by sight and sound as the second best film of all time, right behind citizen kane 1941.783 1295 1213 1153 864 1041 1005 451 618 915 1038 1397 756 1458 764 1510 1247 1475 995 1138 1154 644 169 509 25 176 263 531 820 295 989 972 51 705 1346 537 217 84 778 865