Michelangelo Antonioni Biography

Producer, Director, Screenwriter (1912–2007)
Michelangelo Antonioni was an Italian film director who came to prominence in the 1960s with heavily metaphorical films including L'avventura and Blow-up.


Michelangelo Antonioni was born on Septemper 29, 1912 in Ferrara, Italy. He attended the university at Bologna and wrote film criticism. He later moved to Rome and collaborated with Roberto Rossellini's. Antonioni began to direct his own first film in 1943 but was interrupted by the end of WWII. His first big international success was L'avventura in 1960. Antonioni died in 2007.

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