Writer-director Michelangelo Antonioni’s vision of late – 1960s America is on full display in this tale that mixes romance and revolution as it explores the love affair between a pot-smoking secretary and a rebel seeking a cause. An Italian filmmaker’s take on American counterculture mythology, this visually stunning film remains an interesting artifact of the times.
*IMPORTANT*: Potluck – 5:45pm; Film – 6:45pm; Discussion after film!
In this gripping drama, a frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he’s been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.
Italian superstar Monica Vitti intrigues as a rich woman vacationing on a resort island in the Mediterranean who goes on a search for a missing friend, an investigation that evolves into a search for love and the meaning of life. As the breakthrough film for Michelangelo Antonioni, this art-house classic was discussed and debated by critics the world over in 1960 and won the Jury Prize at Cannes.
Come to Cinematiki Club on Monday, 01/14 to watch this masterpiece of Michelangelo Antonioni!