How Antonioni Uses Locations

Michelangelo Antonioni revolutionized what for may filmmakers had previously been treated as mere background—locations. In this video essay, Julian Palmer breaks down how Michelangelo Antonioni used locations in films like L’Avventura, L’Eclisse, Red Desert and Blow Up to invent a new cinematic language.


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