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still from L’Avventura (The Adventure) (Michelangelo Antonioni, IT/FR 1960)

L'avventura

Michelangelo Antonioni / IT, FR, 1959 / 134 min.

During a cruise along the Italian coast, a young woman disappears from the ship. Her fiancée and her best friend start searching for her – but end up feeling more and more for one another. L’avventura is the first part of Antonioni's ‘love trilogy’, all three starring Monica Vitti in the lead role.

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Alienation, isolation and sparse dialogue characterise this trilogy in which men and women do their best to get closer to one another – but just end up further away.

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This movie is suitable for all ages

Director

Michelangelo Antonioni

Production year

1959

Country

IT, FR

Original title

L'avventura

Length

134 min.

Language

Italian

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Eye Classics

Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. We screen them regularly, in various programmes. Eye now brings film history even closer with its new series Eye Classics: three classics a week, chosen by Eye's programmers. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.

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still from L’Avventura (The Adventure) (Michelangelo Antonioni, IT/FR 1960)
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