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Michelangelo Antonioni

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Michelangelo Antonioni (born September 29, 1912 in Ferrara, Italy) is an Italian film director, writer and painter.

Life

He graduated in economics at the University of Bologna, he reached Rome in 1940 where he attended specifical studies at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Cinecitt. Here he met some of the artists with whom he cooperated in the next years; among them Roberto Rossellini.

He described himself as a Marxist intellectual, but some authors advance some doubts about his effective adherence to Marxism. In contrast with his contemporaries, including the neorealists and also Federico Fellini, Ermanno Olmi and Pier Paolo Pasolini, whose stories generally dealt with the lives of the working class and the misfits and outcasts of society, Antonioni's most notable films revolved around the elite and the urban bourgeois.

Filmography

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