Michelangelo Antonioni / IT, FR, 1960 / 122 min.
Stylised drama about spiritual emptiness in the post-war period. Marcello Mastroianni plays Milanese writer Giovanni, suffering from writer’s block, Jeanne Moreau his alienated wife Lidia and Monica Vitti the bored flirt. This film inspired Ivo van Hove to create the play Antonioni Project: see the exhibition All About Theatre About Film.
Italian, French, English
All About Theatre About Film
Film and theatre influence each other continuously. To celebrate that relationship between the two worlds, Eye has invited stage director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld to compile an exhibition.