L'Avventura

  • July 6, 2018 / 21:00
  • July 21, 2018 / 16:00

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Cast: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar
Italy, 1960, 143', black & white, Italian with Turkish subtitles
 
Michelangelo Antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork. An iconic piece of challenging 1960s cinema and a gripping narrative on its own terms, L’avventura concerns the enigmatic disappearance of a young woman during a yachting trip off the coast of Sicily, and the search taken up by her disaffected lover (Gabriele Ferzetti) and best friend (Monica Vitti). Antonioni’s controversial international sensation is a gorgeously shot tale of modern ennui and spiritual isolation.

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Trailer

L'Avventura

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