Tag Archives: 1960

“So Hideously Easy”: L’Avventura

Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’Avventura poses as a confounding poetic film about the purposelessness of a select group of Italians with too little to worry about not to continuously worry about themselves. On the surface, this film could be taken as a … Continue reading

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Criterion Announces Chronicle of a Summer

“Chronicling” far more than only a summer, Jean Rouch’s 1960 documentary remains the definitive nonfiction project to probe the nature of moviemaking, acting, performance, and perspective. What a novel idea to film a group of random subjects, screen their footage … Continue reading

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