Michelangelo Antonioni (1912–2007)


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Michelangelo Antonioni was born in 1912 into a middle-class family and grew up in bourgeois surroundings of the Italian province. In Bologna he studied economics and commerce while he painted and also wrote criticism for a local newspaper. In 1939 he went to Rome and worked for the journal "Cinema" studying directorship at the School of Cinema. As ... See full bio »

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(age 94) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Blow-Up Writer
(1966)
L'Avventura Writer
(1960)
The Passenger Writer
(1975)
Red Desert Writer
(1964)

Filmography

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  Two Telegrams (screenplay) (announced)
  Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2017) (story - 1 episode, 2017)
- Zabriskie Point (2017) ... (screenplay) / (story)
 2004 Eros (book "Quel Bowling sul Tevere" - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things") / (screenplay - segment "The Dangerous Thread of Things")
 2004 Michelangelo Eye to Eye (Documentary short) (story)
 1995 Beyond the Clouds (book "That Bowling Alley on the Tiber River") / (screenplay)
 1995 To Make a Film Is to Be Alive (Documentary) (texts)
 1983 Return to Lisca Bianca Island (TV Short documentary)
 1982 Identification of a Woman (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 The Mystery of Oberwald (adaptation)
 1975 The Passenger (screenplay)
 1972 Chung Kuo - Cina (Documentary) (concept - uncredited)
 1970 Zabriskie Point (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 Blow-Up (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 Red Desert
 1962 Il fiore e la violenza (screenplay - segment "Il delitto") / (story - segment "Il delitto")
 1962 L'Eclisse (scenario and dialogue)
 1961 La Notte (screenplay) / (story)
 1960 L'Avventura (screenplay) / (story)
 1957 Il Grido (idea) / (screenplay)
 1955 Le Amiche (screenplay)
 1953 Love in the City (segment "Tentato suicidio", uncredited)
 1953 The Vanquished (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 The Lady Without Camelias (screenplay) / (story)
 1952 The White Sheik (story - as M. Antonioni)
 1950 Story of a Love Affair (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 La villa dei mostri (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1950 The Funicular of Mount Faloria (Documentary short)
 1949 Lies of Love (Documentary short) (writer - uncredited)
 1948 Seven Reeds, One Suit (Documentary short) (writer - uncredited)
 1947 People of the Po Valley (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1947 Tragic Hunt
 1942 I due Foscari (screenplay)
 1942 A Pilot Returns (screenplay)
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Other Works:

His watercolor and oil paintings which belong for the most part to the "Le Montagne Incantate" series of paintings are on display at the Museo Michelangelo Antonioni (Corso Ercole I d'Este, 17 - 44100 Ferrara) founded in 1995. See more »

Publicity Listings:

32 Print Biographies | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

M. Antonioni | Michelangiolo Antonioni

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have to admit that I have no method of creating [the story for my] films; a film simply occurs to me. Il Grido (1957) occurred to me while I was looking at a wall, L'Avventura (1960) while I was on board a yacht, heading toward an island in the Mediterranean. A girl that I knew, a friend of my wife's, had disappeared. A thorough search was conducted but they found nothing. She had just ... See more »

Trivia:

Son of Elisabetta and Carlo Antonioni. See more »

Trademark:

Meditation on the spiritual cost of modernity See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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