• February 29, 2012
    By Peter Keough

    A true test of cinephilia, the films of Michelangelo Antonioni try the viewer's patience with their long takes, enigmatic longueurs, and lingering studies of ennui. The reward is a rare beauty and spiritual elevation. Such is the case with Red Desert (1964), in which Monica Vitti plays a disturbed woman adrift in a toxic landscape of industrial waste and spiritual malaise, as hauntingly beautiful as it is laden with dread.

    Read More

 Friends' Activity   Popular 
All Blogs
Follow the Phoenix
  • newsletter
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • youtube
  • rss
Latest Comments
Search Blogs
Outside The Frame Archives