Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 43 wins & 16 nominations.
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(book "Quel Bowling sul Tevere" - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things") / (screenplay - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things")
(screenplay) / (story)
Directed the Renault 9 "Macadam Star" TV commercial (Italy/France, 30/45/57/60 seconds, color). Agency: Publicis Conseil (Paris). Creatives: Dorothea Flandrin & Bruno de Cugnac. Production company: C.E.P. (Rome). Cinematographer: Alfio Contini
. Music: "Pas de six" from "Guillaume Tell", composed by Gioachino Rossini
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M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
A director is a man, therefore he has ideas; he is also an artist, therefore he has imagination. Whether they are good or bad, it seems to me that I have an abundance of stories to tell. And the things I see, the things that happen to me, continually renew the supply.
The great Italian director is noted in Oscar history for delivering the shortest acceptance speech when he received his Honorary Award in 1995: "Grazie".
Frequently his films are centered around an attractive, damaged (and often adulterous) man and woman who go on a talky journey together which ends ambiguously yet grimly.