The Adventure [L'avventura] Michelangelo Antonioni

Italian Cycle


Scripted by Antonioni with the writers Elio Bartolini and Tonino Guerra. This films deals with the disappearance of a young woman during a journey through the Mediterranean. A strong mutual attraction develops between the disappeared girl’s friend and boyfriend, and they become lovers. What starts out looking like a crime story ends up being a film about loneliness, incommunicability and abandonment. Landscape in Antonioni is pure literature. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival.

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