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L'avventura
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/10
9,093 Ratings

L'AVVENTURA

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni
Italy, France, 1960
Drama, Mystery, Romance

Synopsis

Anna, a rich, carefree heiress, is engaged to the architect Sandro. While on a yachting trip with friends to a remote volcanic island in the Mediterranean, Anna goes missing during a stopover on a small island. As a search for her is organised, Sandro comes closer to Anna’s best friend Claudia.

Synopsis

Anna, a rich, carefree heiress, is engaged to the architect Sandro. While on a yachting trip with friends to a remote volcanic island in the Mediterranean, Anna goes missing during a stopover on a small island. As a search for her is organised, Sandro comes closer to Anna’s best friend Claudia.

Our take

There is no canonical arthouse masterpiece more essential than Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’avventura. Mysterious, emotional, and gorgeously composed, it is a pinnacle in movie history and one of the most profound meditations on the human condition in the modern world the medium has produced.