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Identification of a Woman, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni (Red Desert), is a body-and soul-baring voyage into one man’s artistic and erotic consciousness. After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women, while at the same time searching for the right subject (and actress) for his next film. This spellbinding anti-romance was a late-career coup for the legendary Italian filmmaker, and is renowned for its sexual explicitness and an extended scene on a fog-enshrouded highway that stands with the director’s greatest set pieces.
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Screened this last night, realizing after buying the Taschen book on the Complete Antonioni (a nice book
but spotted some glaring typos! Read more
Early on in the film, Niccolo (Tomas Milian) sees a strange object in the tree outside his window. What is it? The object remains a mystery and is never explained. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eugene
An underated masterpiece. I remember watching it the first time when it came out in early 80's. Next day I did go again to watch for a second time in the theater and not only... Read morePublished 7 months ago by VP
Not in the league of Blow-up, Red Desert,or some of Antonioni's earlier works, but still represents his interesting personal style. The color is rich but a commentary would help.Published on April 8, 2013 by robert d.
"Identification of a Woman" (1982) is directed by Michelangelo Antonioni (The Passenger, L" Avventura, Blowup). Read morePublished on December 5, 2011 by G. Edmonson
This is one very late Antonioni's film from 1982, and he seems to be trying regain his sixties success. The film is in the best evaluation I can give a ok film. Very weak. Read morePublished on August 27, 2011 by S. C. Rocha