Founded a short-lived theatre company together with Monica Vitti
, Giancarlo Sbragia
, Luca Ronconi
and Virna Lisi
. In October 1957 they staged two plays in Rome's Teatro Eliseo, both directed by Antonioni: 1) "Io sono una macchina fotografica" ("I Am a Camera") written in 1951...
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I always try to follow a certain pattern and work without thinking of the audience. It is not that I dislike my audience; I am not an intellectual, but I believe that films should not be made to entertain the audience, earn money or achieve popularity. I think that films should be made to be as good as possible...
Burglars stole an Oscar, awarded for career achievement, from his Rome apartment during the Christmas holidays. [December 1996]
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.