Knowledge Identifier: +Michelangelo_Antonioni
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1912.
Countries: Italy (36%), United States (20%), Spain (9%)
Linked to: University of Bologna, Beijing Film Academy, Chicago Sun-Times, Grateful Dead
Monica Vitti - "'Monica Vitti"' is an Italian actress best known for her starring roles in films directed by Michelangelo Antonioni during the early 1960s
In 1940, Antonioni moved to Rome, where he worked for Cinema, the official Fascist film magazine edited by Vittorio Mussolini.
In 1942, Antonioni co-wrote Un pilota ritorna with Roberto Rossellini and worked as assistant director on Enrico Fulchignoni's I due Foscari.
Valentina Cortese - Cortese appeared in Jules Dassin's "Thieves' Highway" , Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "The Barefoot Contessa" , Michelangelo Antonioni's "Le Amiche" , Gérard Brach's "The Boat on the Grass", Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" , and in the Franco Zeffirelli projects such as the 1972 film "Brother Sun, Sister Moon", his 1977 miniseries, "Jesus of Nazareth" and the 1993 film "Sparrow"
Monica Vitti - Michelangelo Antonioni and Vitti met in the late 1950s, and their relationship grew stronger after L'Avventura was made, because it had shaped both their careers
Monica Vitti - In 1957 she joined Michelangelo Antonioni's "Teatro Nuovo di Milano" and later played a leading role in his internationally praised and *award winning film "L'avventura" as a detached and cool protagonist drifting into a relationship with the lover of her missing girlfriend
Franco Indovina - In 1959, he was assistant of Michelangelo Antonioni on the set of "L'Avventura"
Gabriele Ferzetti - Ferzetti made his international breakthrough in 1960 in his most acclaimed role as an oversexed, restless playboy in Michelangelo Antonioni's controversial "L'avventura"
Gabriele Ferzetti - Later in 1960, Ferzetti made his international breakthrough as an oversexed, restless playboy Sandro in Michelangelo Antonioni's controversial "L'avventura"
Carlo Ponti - He subsequently produced three notable films with Michelangelo Antonioni, "Blowup" in 1966, "Zabriskie Point" in 1970 and "The Passenger" in 1974
Veruschka von Lehndorff - She had garnered attention when she made a brief five minute appearance in the 1966 cult film "Blow Up" by Michelangelo Antonioni
Mark Frechette - He is best known for his lead role in the 1970 film "Zabriskie Point", directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, in which he was cast despite having no previous acting experience
In 1980, Antonioni made Il mistero di Oberwald, an experiment in the electronic treatment of color, recorded in video and translated to film, featuring Monica Vitti once more.
In 1994 he was given the Honorary Academy Award "in recognition of his place as one of the cinema's master visual stylists.
Elsa Dax - In 1994, she worked as a production assistant for the film "Beyond the Clouds", directed by Michelangelo Antonioni
Ivo van Hove - Since 2001, he has worked at the Toneelgroep Amsterdam, where he has directed "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, the marathon performance of "Romeinse Tragedies" , "Opening Night" by John Cassavetes, "Rocco and his brothers" by Luchino Visconti, and "Teorema" , "Antonioni-project" in tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni, "Kreten en gefluister" by Ingmar Bergman, "La voix humaine " by Jean Cocteau, "Zomertrilogie" in tribute to Carlo Goldoni, and "Kinderen van de Zon" by Gorki for Toneelgroep Amsterd
Caetano Veloso - By 2004, he was one of the most respected and prolific international pop stars, with more than 50 recordings available including songs in film soundtracks of Michelangelo Antonioni's "Eros", Pedro Almodóvar's "Hable con ella", and "Frida", for which he performed at the 75th Academy *awards but did not win
He was buried in his home town of Ferrara on August 2, 2007.
Ingmar Bergman - He died peacefully in his sleep, at his home on Fårö, on 30 July 2007, at the age of eighty-nine, the same day that another renowned film director, Michelangelo Antonioni, died.
Ingmar Bergman - He died peacefully in his sleep, at his home on Fårö, on 30 July 2007, at the age of 89, the same day that another renowned film director, Michelangelo Antonioni, died