Thursday, January 6, 2011

L'Avventura aka The adventure (1960) - Michelangelo Antonioni masterpiece

Rating 7.9/10
Runtime: 143 min
Language: Italian
Country: Italy
Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
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Gabriele Ferzetti ... Sandro
Monica Vitti ... Claudia
Lea Massari ... Anna
Dominique Blanchar ... Giulia
Renzo Ricci ... Anna's Father
James Addams ... Corrado

Description: A group of rich Italians head out on a yachting trip to a deserted volcanic island in the Mediterranean. When they are about to leave the island, they find Anna, the main character up to this point, has gone missing. Sandro, Anna's boyfriend, and Claudia, Anna's friend, try without success to find her. While looking for the missing friend, Claudia and Sandro develop an attraction for each other. When they get back to land, they continue the search with no success. Sandro and Claudia proceed to become lovers, and all but forget about the missing Anna.


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+ additional extra feature: "Antonioni: Documents and Testimonials" which is a 58-minute documentary by Gianfranco Mingozzi

Video and audio information:

Video : 1.5 GB, 1495 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 704*400 (16:9), XviD = XviD 1.2.1
Audio : 164 MB, 160 Kbps, 44100 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3

Subtitles (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Polish, Greek) + sample, theatrical trailer and restoration demonstration (70 MB)