Friday, February 1, 2008
I don't think that the failure here is so much to do with the medium. Beautiful as they are, I don't think Antonioni's works are exploring that sort of failure. Rather, this movie addresses the heroine's failure, or more like, collapse in response to her everyday life. Here's a clip from somewhere in the middle of the movie. I really like Monica Vitti's performance, and her kid is pretty cute too.