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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I don't know anything about the way a film is born, nothing about the manner of it, the lying-in, the 'big bang', the first three minutes. Whether the images in those first three minutes are born out of their author's deep desire, or if - in an ontological sense - they merely are what they are. I wake up one morning with my head full of images. I don't know where they come from, or how or why. ...
Considered himself a Marxist intellectual.
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.