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)
Collection of short stories:
"Quel bowling sul Tevere" Torino: Giulio Einaudi editore s.p.a., 1983. English translation by William Arrowsmith: "That Bowling Alley on the Tiber: Tales of a Director" Oxford University Press, 1985. Antonioni's and Wim Wenders
1995 feature 'Al di là delle nuvole' is based on five of the short stories.
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M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni
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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. ...
In 1940, he worked as an editorial secretary for "Cinema", an entertainment magazine published by the Fascist Entertainment Guild, and edited by the son of Benito Mussolini
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.