Nominated for 2 Oscars.
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(book "Quel Bowling sul Tevere" - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things") / (screenplay - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things")
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M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on Identification of a Woman
(1982)] I wanted to make a complete departure from any issues over colour or setting. This time, I wanted to focus attention on the characters. If there is some visual beauty, then it's due to the truth value of the emotions I have given the characters. Before this film, I gave too much importance to the setting. But now it's become too easy to make pretty movies. ...
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 (1972).
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.