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Images of the Day. Great Title Sequences #1

Daniel Kasman

The opening credits, with the text excised and only the images held (except for the "Tintal" credit, which is inseparable from the image), from Michelangelo Antonioni's masterpiece Red Desert (1964), cinematography by Carlo Di Palma.

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Now available in a gorgeous edition from The Criterion Collection on DVD and Blu-ray, and including two very early documentary shorts by Antonioni, N.U. (1948), on street cleaners, and the incomplete (due to production circumstances) poetic masterpiece, Gente del Po (1948).

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Festival CoverageGreat Title SequencesMichelangelo AntonioniQuick Reads
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