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Michelangelo Antonioni (scenario and dialogue) &
Tonino Guerra (scenario and dialogue) ...
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Release Date:
20 December 1962 (USA) See more »
A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
1 win & 4 nominations See more »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Alain Delon ... Piero

Monica Vitti ... Vittoria

Francisco Rabal ... Riccardo
Lilla Brignone ... Vittoria's Mother

Rossana Rory ... Anita
Mirella Ricciardi ... Marta
Louis Seigner ... Ercoli
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cyrus Elias ... Intoxicated Man (uncredited)

Directed by
Michelangelo Antonioni 
Writing credits
Michelangelo Antonioni (scenario and dialogue) &
Tonino Guerra (scenario and dialogue)

Elio Bartolini (scenario collaborator) &
Ottiero Ottieri (scenario collaborator)

Produced by
Raymond Hakim .... producer
Robert Hakim .... producer
Original Music by
Giovanni Fusco 
Cinematography by
Gianni Di Venanzo 
Film Editing by
Eraldo Da Roma 
Production Design by
Piero Poletto 
Art Direction by
Piero Poletto 
Costume Design by
Bice Brichetto 
Gitt Magrini 
Makeup Department
Franco Freda .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Giorgio Baldi .... unit manager
Dino Di Salvo .... assistant unit manager
Danilo Marciani .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gianni Arduini .... second assistant director
Franco Indovina .... assistant director
Sound Department
Mario Bramonti .... sound assistant
Renato Cadueri .... sound
Claudio Maielli .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Pasqualino De Santis .... camera operator (as Pasquale De Santis)
Sergio Strizzi .... still photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gitt Magrini .... costumer
Editorial Department
Marcella Benvenuti .... assistant editor
Music Department
Franco Ferrara .... conductor
Other crew
Elvira D'Amico .... script girl
Gabriele Antonini .... voice dubbing: Alain Delon (uncredited)
Aldo Giuffrè .... voice dubbing: Francis Rabal (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"L'eclisse" - Italy (original title)
"Eclipse" - International (English title) (literal English title)
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126 min | Argentina:97 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (International Recording-Westrex)
Argentina:13 | Finland:S | France:Tous publics | Iceland:L | Italy:VM16 (original rating) | Italy:T (re-rating) (1975) | Netherlands:14 (orginal rating) | Portugal:17 | Portugal:M/12 (re-rating) | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1994) | USA:Not Rated | West Germany:16
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

According to Martin Scorsese, this one is 'the boldest film' in the trilogy.See more »
Vittoria's Mother:How are we doing?
Man at the Borsa:Not great. What I sold rose today.
Vittoria's Mother:[Pours salt on the floor] Let's see if this salt brings us some luck.
[Stamps on the salt]
Vittoria's Mother:The numbers on the board never stop spinning.
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L'eclisse TwistSee more »


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