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Michelangelo Antonioni (1912–2007)

Michelangelo Antonioni was born in 1912 into a middle-class family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the Italian province. In Bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. In 1939 he went to Rome and worked for the journal "Cinema" studying directorship at the School of Cinema. As ... See full bio »


(age 94) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 43 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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  Two Telegrams (screenplay) (announced)
 2004 Eros (book "Quel Bowling sul Tevere" - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things") / (screenplay - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things")
 1995 Beyond the Clouds (book "That Bowling Alley on the Tiber River") / (screenplay)
 1982 Identification of a Woman (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 The Mystery of Oberwald (adaptation)
 1975 The Passenger (screenplay)
 1970 Zabriskie Point (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Blow-Up (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 Red Desert
 1962 L'Eclisse (scenario and dialogue)
 1961 La Notte (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 L'Avventura (screenplay) / (story)
 1957 Il Grido (idea)
 1955 Le amiche (screenplay)
 1953 Love in the City (segment "Tentato suicidio")
 1953 I vinti (writer)
 1953 The Lady Without Camelias (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 The White Sheik (story - as M. Antonioni)
 1950 Story of a Love Affair (screenplay) / (story)
 1947 Tragic Hunt
 1942 I due Foscari (screenplay)
 1942 A Pilot Returns (screenplay)
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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. See more »

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32 Print Biographies | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni


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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. And it seems to me that this is the best way to work and to be trustworthy in the ... See more »


Member of a circle that revolved around the magazine "Cinema", who developed the Italian neorealism, reflecting the changes in Italian everyday life during the postwar period. See more »


Meditation on the spiritual cost of modernity See more »

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