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Blow-Up

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Antonioni’s landmark film set a new course for the cinema with its stylistic flourishes, jazzy score by Herbie Hancock, and

L’Avventura

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Antonioni’s meditation on meaning in modern existence remains an obligatory experience in existential cinema-going. On a yachting trip off Sicily,

La Notte

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the second film in Antonioni’s existential trilogy, produced between L’Avventura

Le Amiche

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

In Le Amiche (Italian for girlfriends), a young woman returns to her hometown of Turin after World War II to

The Passenger

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

The original Italian title of Antonioni’s existential masterpiece, which directly translates to Profession: Reporter, belies none of the dread or



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