Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 42 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)
His watercolor and oil paintings which belong for the most part to the "Le Montagne Incantate" series of paintings are on display at the Museo Michelangelo Antonioni (Corso Ercole I d'Este, 17 - 44100 Ferrara) founded in 1995.
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M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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My childhood was a happy one. My mother, Elisabetta Roncagli, was a warm and intelligent woman who had been a laborer in her youth. My father also was a good man. Born into a working-class family, he succeeded in obtaining a comfortable position through evening courses and hard work. My parents gave me free rein to do what I wanted: with my brother, we spent most of our time playing outside with ...
In 1985 he suffered a stroke that left him paralyzed on his right side and virtually unable to speak. He communicated through drawings (learning with his left hand), a few words and body language. He was unable to finish any film project until 1995, when he released Beyond the Clouds
(1995), co-directed by German director Wim Wenders
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.