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")
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Wrote film criticism and theater reviews for newspaper "Il Corriere Padano" (1935), film magazines "Cinema" (1940) and "Film d'oggi", "la Fiera letteraria", "Film rivisita", and underground paper "Italia libera" (1946-1949) (see "Michelangelo critico cinematografico (1935-1949)" edited by Aldo Tassone, in Bianco e Nero (Rome), ...
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M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni
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[on whether Red Desert
(1964) is an attack on modern society] It simplifies things too much (as many have done) to say that I accuse this inhuman, industrialized world in which the individual is crushed and led to neurosis. My intention, on the contrary, . . . was to translate the beauty of this world, in which even the factories can be beautiful.
Burglars stole an Oscar, awarded for career achievement, from his Rome apartment during the Christmas holidays.
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.