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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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Weak but interesting Antonioni film See more (13 total) »

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)

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
Valeria Perilli .... voice dubbing: Lara Wendel (uncredited)
 

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Also Known As:
"Identificazione di una donna" - Italy (original title)
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128 min
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One of the actresses in the film, Enrica Fico, went on to become Michelangelo Antonioni's wife four years later.See more »
Quotes:
Niccolo:People have reasons for going out at night, futile or otherwise, but we're quick to call them bandits because we suspect them for emotional reasons of our own.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Come un trenoSee more »

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20 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Weak but interesting Antonioni film, 22 January 2002
Author: zetes from Saint Paul, MN

This is probably obvious, but if you don't like Antonioni, stay away from Identification of a Woman. If you've never seen another, check out one of these films first: L'Avventura, La Notte, L'Eclisse, Red Desert, Blowup, The Passenger, or Zabriskie Point. If you are a fan of Antonioni, like myself, please do check out this film. It is definitely one of Antonioni's weaker films, but it is still undeniably in his style and containing his regular themes. This one is about a film director who can be said to fall in love with a woman (who, incidentally, looks a lot like a very young and extraordinarily thin version of Monica Vitti), but he can't express that love. The woman is upset at this and disappears. In some ways, this is like a weaker version of L'Avventura. The man tries to get on with his life, begins dating again, but eventually realizes that his mind revolves around the girl who abandoned him. This film is disappointing, especially if you're in love with Antonioni the director. The direction is generally flat. Only a few scenes show his supreme visual style. 6/10.

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