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still from L'Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni, IT 1962)

L'eclisse

L'eclisse

Michelangelo Antonioni / IT, FR, 1962 / 126 min.

Aliain Delon plays young, smartly besuited Milanese stock exchange man Piero. He becomes the new boyfriend of Vittoria (Monica Vitti), who he approaches coolly. This film inspired Ivo van Hove to create the play Antonioni Project: see the exhibition All About Theatre About Film.

poster L'Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni, IT 1962)
Vittoria has cast off her jealous lover; but materialistic Piero is equally unable to fulfil the emotionally withdrawn Vittoria’s need for a stable relationship.

Details

Director

Michelangelo Antonioni

Production year

1962

Country

IT, FR

Original title

L'eclisse

Length

126 min.

Language

Italian

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP - encrypted, DCP

Part of

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.

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All About Theatre About Film: Antonioni Project (after Michelangelo Antonioni) (2009) © Jan Versweyveld
still from L'Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni, IT 1962)
still from L'Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni, IT 1962)

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