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Antonioni

Ian Alexander Cameron

Antonioni

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Published by Praeger in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antonioni, Michelangelo

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Ian Cameron & Robin Wood.
    Series[Praeger film library]
    ContributionsWood, Robin, 1931- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 A64 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4467002M
    LC Control Number79144221

    The finished picture angered the authorities to such an extent that it was only screened in China more than three decades later. Over three days recently, I revisited "Blow-Up" in a shot-by-shot analysis. For most critics, the return was welcomed even though few admired the film. This leakage proposes cinema as a kind of alchemy, illustrating its most basic features as a medium: indexical and abstract, quiet and animated, quotidian and exceptional, corroborating and transformative. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise.

    I was first turned on to a metonymic reading of Antonioni's films when I realized that I could read the address of Vittoria's apartment building in L'eclisse: Viale dell'Umanesimo. After Antonioni, few people saw a water tower or a plastics dump with quite the same unappreciative eyes; in his films a new kind of beauty was revealed in the mechanical jungle of 20th-century urban society. This 7-minute sequence of uneventfulness feels like a meditation on what constitutes the objective world: its temporalities, surfaces, textures. It is an interesting opposition to the awkward attention seeking of Valerio Valerio Bartoleschi in Il Deserto rosso Made on video for television, it provided Antonioni relief from high budget production burdens. What is funny is how, once I began to look at his films in this way, it all became so obvious.

    We have been capable of all this, but we have not been capable of finding new ones. He attended school in Ferrara and went to the university at Bologna, though he continued to live at home and commuted daily to his studies. The short film's episodes are framed by dreamy paintings and the song "Michelangelo Antonioni", composed and sung by Caetano Veloso. Still, he displayed an early resilience and determination to complete the film, a trait that would resurface on numerous occasions in the future.


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Antonioni book

When Anna yells that she's seen a shark, Sandro comes to her side protectively. They are lost stories, in the sense of being momentary, transitory, and disconnected in space and time. When Antonioni went to make a film in America, he decided to make a film about America.

The screen becomes a venue for the transformation of life's quotidian details into a political message. In he decided to make the cinema his career. It is with these films that Antonioni became a famous, critically esteemed, and even popular filmmaker.

There is an uncanny scene where he sees her standing outside a club, and then she turns and takes a few steps and simply disappears into thin air. Antonioni was soon called back to Italy for military service, where he managed to wrangle funding from the Luce Institute for Gente del Po, a documentary portrait of the impoverished lives of the fishermen along the Po River.

Those final minutes of the film ask how, if at all, that world matters to the narrative we have just watched for the previous two hours. The next morning, she wakes in a joyful mood, dancing and singing in the room while Sandro looks on amused.

No one would have seen them. Still focused on her friend's disappearance, Claudia is troubled by the thought that it "takes so little to change.

Sandro dismisses her complaints and takes a nap on the rocks.

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My mother I met Antonioni three years ago in Taormina at a film festival. Her ultimate failure is an inability to control her own life. In he was given the Honorary Academy Award "in recognition of his place as one of the cinema's master visual stylists.

Other critics have since followed this trail. This film's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. On the train Claudia is annoyed, saying "I don't want you with me.

Antonioni Michelangelo

Dank, gaslit interiors are tight spaces forced by the staging into a moderate depth. Today, his films again feel crucial, especially with the rise of a new generation of global art cinema directors Tsai, Jia, Apitchatpong whose works echo Antonioni's aesthetic commitments: they use extended duration, wandering camera movements, and overtly graphic frame compositions to produce counter-narratives against globalization and neoliberalism.

For me, it is important to reassert the physical properties on display here because this sequence interrogates precisely that threshold between abstraction and documentation that you just described. Antonioni cuts back and forth between the photos and the photographer--using closer shots and larger blowups, until we see arrangements of light and shadow, dots and blurs, that may show--what?

The scene on the beach is an often cited example.b. September 29,Ferrara, Italy d. July 30,Rome, Italy filmography bibliography articles in Senses web resources The films of Michelangelo Antonioni are aesthetically complex – critically stimulating though elusive in meaning. They are ambiguous works that pose difficult questions and resist simple conclusions.

Classical narrative causalities are dissolved in favour of. About the Book. Michelangelo Antonioni is one of the great visual artists of the cinema. The central and distinguishing strength of Antonioni's mature films, Seymour Chatman argues, is narration by a kind of visual minimalism, by an intense concentration on the sheer appearance of things and a rejection of explanatory dialogue.

Antonioni by Cameron, Ian & Wood, Robin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at atlasbowling.com Mar 01,  · Michelangelo Antonioni, who died inwas one of cinema's greatest modernist filmmakers.

The films in his black and white trilogy of the early s--L'avventura, La Notte, L'eclisse--are justly celebrated for their influential, gorgeously austere style.

Antonioni by Ian Cameron and Robin Wood

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