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Identificazione di una donna
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15 November 1996 (USA) See more »
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The movie director Niccolo has just been left by his wife. This gives him the idea of making a movie about women's relationships... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Tomas Milian ... Niccolò
Daniela Silverio ... Mavi

Christine Boisson ... Ida
Lara Wendel ... Girl in swimming pool
Veronica Lazar ... Carla
Enrica Antonioni ... Nadia (as Enrica Fico)
Sandra Monteleoni ... Mavi's sister
Marcel Bozzuffi ... Mario
Gianpaolo Saccarola ... The gorilla
Arianna De Rosa ... Mavi's friend
Dado Ruspoli ... Mavi's father (as Alessandro Ruspoli)
Carlos Alberto Valles ... Close-up man (as Carlos Valles)
Sergio Tardioli ... Butcher

Itaco Nardulli ... Lucio
Paola Dominguín ... Girl in window
Pier Francesco Aiello ... Young man at party (as Pierfrancesco Aiello)
Giada Gerini ... Landlady
Luisa Della Noce ... Mavi's mother
Stefania D'Amario ... Landlady's friend (as Maria Stefania D'Amario)
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Directed by
Michelangelo Antonioni 
 
Writing credits
Michelangelo Antonioni (story)

Michelangelo Antonioni (screenplay) &
Gérard Brach (screenplay)

Tonino Guerra (scenario collaborator)

Produced by
Antonio Macri .... producer (as Antonio Macrì)
Giorgio Nocella .... producer
Renzo Rossellini .... associate producer
Alessandro von Norman .... executive producer (as Alessandro von Normann)
 
Original Music by
John Foxx 
 
Cinematography by
Carlo Di Palma 
 
Film Editing by
Michelangelo Antonioni 
 
Production Design by
Andrea Crisanti 
 
Costume Design by
Paola Comencini 
 
Production Management
Franco Ballati .... production manager
Lynn Kamern .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gianni Arduini .... assistant director (as Giovanni Arduini)
 
Art Department
Antonio Tarolla .... assistant art director
Massimo Tavazzi .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Michael Billingsley .... sound editor
Mario Bramonti .... sound engineer
Fernando Caso .... sound effects editor
Edmondo Gintili .... foley recordist
Alvaro Gramigna .... sound effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Umberto Dessena .... grip
Massimo Di Venanzo .... camera operator
Michele Picciaredda .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Fiorenza Muller .... assistant editor
Giovanna Ritter .... second assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dante Majorana .... composer: additional music
Dante Majorana .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Violetta Coata .... production secretary
Lorenzo Errico .... production secretary
Renata Franceschi .... script supervisor
Enzo Lucarini .... administrator (as Vincenzo Lucarini)
Vincenzo Mosca .... film sales executive
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Identificazione di una donna" - Italy (original title)
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128 min
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Adverse word-of-mouth following 'New York Times' critic Vincent Canby's negative review of the film at the 1982 New York Film Festival led to the film being dropped by its US distributor. The film was eventually given a theatrical release in US in 1996.See more »
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Niccolo:Bloody hell... what a fixation!See more »
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Identification of a Woman, 30 December 2011
Author: Martin Teller from Portland OR

This feels a little bit like "Antonioni For Dummies". Although there are some mysteries and ambiguities, for the most part it's rather plainly laid out and not as enigmatic as his more highly-regarded works. Which isn't to say it's a bad movie. It drags quite a bit, but there are some intriguing parts. The highlight is the fog-shrouded centerpiece of the film... a rather blunt metaphor, but still eerie and compelling. The ending is also a treat. The cinematography by Carlo Di Palma is excellent, perhaps even surpassing his work on RED DESERT. And the soundtrack, though it will probably sound dated to most, is full of stuff I like -- OMD, Tangerine Dream, Steve Hillage. Overall, the film is engaging, but only intermittently so. The first half is more rewarding with all its paranoia... things fizzle out more in the second part.

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