Antonioni – walking without a cane, and looking like Antonioni prior to his stroke – enters the St. Pietro church in Rome to look at and then touch and caress portions of the restoration of Michelangelo’s Moses, then leaves again.
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This is Antonioni's finest work of the last decade (or decades in his case), a sublime silent short film I adore above most works of this kind, to me this is the final statement on the art and insight of framing and its colossal impact in filmmaking from one of the masters in this area, a coda of sorts to one of his strongest weapons in his vision as an auteur.
This is the most captivating short film of all time for my eyes to see, no words said, yet outlines the meaning of Cinema through juxtaposition & imagery, Antonioni never gave up on expressing Human alienation, he is the God of Cinematography, a God of visual language, a God of silent interpretation.