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571 Ratings

Story of a Love Affair

Cronaca di un amore

Italy, 1950
Drama, Romance, Crime


A wealthy industrialist becomes curious about his trophy wife Paola’s past and hires a private investigator. The detective discovers that she had fallen desperately in love with the handsome Guido as a young girl, and may have participated in a crime to win his hand…

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Story of a Love Affair Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Critics reviews

While Story isn’t as daring in form and content as the remarkable run of films that Antonioni would begin with 1955’s Le Amiche, scenes of the rendezvousing lovers give off a familiar chill, and the film shows the director developing his own gloss on the Viscontian sequence shot in the scene where Bosè and Girotti plot their ambush.
June 12, 2018
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