In the suburbs of Rome, the translator Vittoria breaks her engagement with her boyfriend, the writer Ricardo, after a troubled night. Vittoria goes downtown to meet her mother, who is addicted to the stock market, and she meets the broker Piero on a day of crash. The materialist Piero and the absent Vittoria begin a monosyllabic relationship. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
In later years, Michelangelo Antonioni
admitted that this was not one of his favorite films and that he went too far and overindulged in the film's controversially elliptical ending. See more
Why do we ask so many questions? Two people shouldn't know each other too well if they want to fall in love. But, then, maybe they shouldn't fall in love at all.
Referenced in Il Sorpasso
Written by Giovanni Fusco
Performed by Mina See more