La Notte Criterion CollectionCriterion Collection CRRN2293DVD #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Marcello mastroianni divorce italian style and jeanne Moreau Jules and Jim star as a novelist and his frustrated wife who, over the course of one night, confront their alienation from each other and the achingly empty bourgeois Milan circles in which they travel. Antonioni’s muse monica Vitti Red Desert smolders as an industrialist’s tempting daughter.
Moodily sensual cinematography and subtly expressive performances make LA NOTTE an indelible illustration of romantic and social deterioration. This psychologically acute, visually striking modernist work was director Michelangelo Antonioni’s follow-up to the epochal L’avventura.
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. Dvd special edition features - high-definition digital restoration - audio commentary by film scholar richard peña - michelangelo antonioni: the eye that changed cinema 2001, a twenty-two-minute piece from 2005 about Antonioni and L'ECLISSE, featuring Italian film critic Adriano Aprà and longtime Antonioni friend Carlo di Carlo - PLUS: Essays by film critics Jonathan Rosenbaum and Gilberto Perez, a fifty-six-minute documentary exploring the director's life and career - ELEMENTS OF LANDSCAPE, as well as excerpts from Antonioni's writing about his work Factory sealed DVD.
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. An early working title for the film was la Bella Confusione The Beautiful Confusion, and Fellini's masterpiece is exactly that: a shimmering dream, a circus, and a magic act. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo turns one man's artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema.
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L'eclisse Blu-rayCriterion Collection #ad - Blu-ray special edition features - high-definition digital restoration, a twenty-two-minute piece from 2005 about antonioni and l'eclisse, featuring italian film critic adriano aprà and longtime antonioni friend carlo di Carlo - PLUS: Essays by film critics Jonathan Rosenbaum and Gilberto Perez, a fifty-six-minute documentary exploring the director's life and career - ELEMENTS OF LANDSCAPE, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack - Audio commentary by film scholar Richard Peña - MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: THE EYE THAT CHANGED CINEMA 2001, as well as excerpts from Antonioni's writing about his work Factory sealed DVD.
. Factory sealed DVD. The concluding chapter of michelangelo antonioni's informal trilogy on contemporary malaise following L'AVVENTURA and LA NOTTE, L'ECLISSE tells the story of a young woman Monica Vitti who leaves one lover Francisco Rabal and drifts into a relationship with another Alain Delon. Using the architecture of rome as a backdrop for the doomed affair, Antonioni achieves the apotheosis of his style in this return to the theme that preoccupied him the most: the difficulty of connection in an alienating modern world.
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. Factory sealed DVD. Considered one of the greatest films ever made, the rules of the game la règle du jeu, by Jean Renoir Grand Illusion, is a scathing critique of corrupt French society cloaked in a comedy of manners, in which a weekend at a marquis’s countryside chateau lays bare some ugly truths about a group of haute bourgeois acquaintances.
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But those are only a few of this political thriller's anthology pieces, others including Trintignant's honeymoon coupling with Sandrelli in a train compartment as the sun sets outside their window; a bimbo lolling on the desk of a fascist functionary, glimpsed in the recesses of his cavernous office; a murder victim's hands leaving bloody streaks on a limousine parked in a wintry forest.
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