35mm. Please don't watch this on a laptop, as space is so important, La Notte can only be experienced optimally on a large screen. I feel so many arthouse films wouldn't have existed without the trilogy. Great on a second watch, everything made more sense and the film opened up lots of questions in addition the beauty I saw first time around. Saying that, I still prefer Blow-Up and The Passenger.
10/10. Antonioni's LA NOTTE portrays the ways in which routine and habit slowly and insidiously destroy our lives. A beautiful, haunting cautionary tale--or perhaps a warning of the inevitable? Perhaps most surprising technically is how literally loud the film is, using its busy soundscape to overwhelm and perfectly capture that feeling of wanting to be alone in the middle of a city or at a party.
Un des thèmes favoris du cinéaste, cette étude quasi entomologique de la désagrégation des relations amoureuses entre deux êtres, prisonniers de leur silence et de la béance d'un certain milieu mondain, nous donne un film douloureux, pessimiste et d'une solitude amèrement résignée. "L'Avventura" d'une nausée existentielle... www.cinefiches.com
A vividly stunning journey into bourgeois social surroundings that reveals a somber tone of the loneliness and apathy within social status that brings a beautifully reflective approach on its two lead actors who shine with a gracefully subtle aura about the confusion and revelations they've come to in their long shared life.