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
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Some US exhibitors were so perplexed by the non-verbal ending that they simply chopped off the last 7 minutes, now regarded as one of the seminal scenes in Antonioni's entire oeuvre. 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