Most widely held works about Michelangelo Antonioni
Most widely held works by Michelangelo Antonioni
Blowup ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder.
L'avventura ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in Italian and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Story about the search for a girl lost on an island; the searchers gradually become preoccupied with their own problems.
The passenger ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
A reporter assumes the identity of a dead man. The more he does this, the further he is from his true identity. When he finds himself in danger, will he be able to become himself once again, or will it be too late?
The architecture of vision : writings and interviews on cinema by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 609 libraries worldwide
L'eclisse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in Italian and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone.
Michelangelo Antonioni: an introduction by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Book )
18 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Screenplays. With an introd. by the author by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
That bowling alley on the Tiber : tales of a director by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Book )
28 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Zabriskie Point ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
An epic portrait of late sixties America as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria, who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert, and dropout Mark, who's wanted by the authorities for allegedly killing a policeman during a student riot.
L'avventura; a film by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Book )
20 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 465 libraries worldwide
"Au cours d'une croisière entre amis dans les îles éoliennes, une jeune femme disparaît mystérieusement. L'amant et la meilleure amie de la disparue entreprennent des recherches. Une idylle naît entre eux. Eclairé par la présence solaire de Monica Vitti... Un chahut mémorable accueillit la projection à Cannes de ce qui devint un film-étape de l'histoire du cinéma...
Blowup ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and German and held by 444 libraries worldwide
A drama recounting the adventures of a young fashion photographer in London, who finds indications of murder when he develops film which he shot of a man and woman in a park. Deals with confusion of appearance and reality in a media-conscious society.
La notte ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Italian and held by 426 libraries worldwide
An emotionally estranged couple faces heartache, desperation, and personal loss all in the course of one night.
Lo sceicco bianco The white sheik ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in Italian and French and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Ivan Cavalli brings his new wife Wanda to Rome on the least romantic honeymoon in history--a rigid schedule of family meetings and an audience with the Pope. But Wanda, dreaming of the dashing hero of a photo-strip cartoon, drifts off in search of the White Sheik, thus setting off a slapstick comedy.
L'Avventura ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Story about the search for a girl lost on an island ; gradually the searchers become pre-occupied with their own problems, and the girl is never found.
Blow-up ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A young London photographer believes he was an inadvertent witness to murder and that a picture he took may be incriminating evidence.
Il Deserto rosso Red desert ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Antonioni's first color film depicts a woman traumatized by an auto accident who finds herself permanently alienated in her urban milieu.
Blow-up; a film by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Il deserto rosso Red desert ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Guiliana is the wife of Ugo, a plant manager in Ravenna. Recently released from the hospital after a car accident, Giuliana is in dire straits mentally, but Ugo thinks she's just hysterical. When she meets the charming Corrado, he seems sympathetic, shares her feeling of being lost, but he doesn't fully understand and his amatory advances are not what she needs. Living in the shadow of industry, surrounded by the blighted landscape of the mechanized wasteland, Guiliana faces the full horror of existential doubt alone, and modernist culture offers her no solace, comfort, or concrete prescription to alleviate her anguish.
Il Grido Outcry ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in Italian and held by 307 libraries worldwide
The narrative follows Aldo, a young refinery mechanic who, when faced with the sudden end of a seven-year affair with a married woman, abandons his past and embarks on an aimless quest with their young daughter in tow. His travels take him to the home of an old flame, to a filling station owned by a lonely widow on a desolate stretch of highway, and into the arms of a prostitute in an impoverished fishing community. But he can find no relief from his undying love for Irma and must return to her village.
L'Avventura : Michelangelo Antonioni, director ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
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Michelangelo Antonioni 1912-2007
Multiple languages (38)
No Linguistic content (28)
Greek, Modern (5)