• L'Avventura (1961)


Release Date: March 4th, 1961

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

In Michelangelo Antonioni's classic of Italian cinema, two lovely young women, Claudia (Monica Vitti) and Anna (Léa Massari), join the latter's lover, Sandro (Gabriele Ferzetti), on a boat trip to a remote volcanic island. When Anna goes missing, an extensive search is launched. In the meantime, Sandro and Claudia become involved in a romance despite Anna's disappearance, though the relationship suffers from the guilt and tension brought about by the looming mystery.

Cast: Monica Vitti, Gabriele Ferzetti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar, Lelio Luttazzi, James Addams, Esmeralda Ruspoli, Dorothy De Poliolo

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Genres: Crime drama , Drama

Production Co: Societé Cinématographique Lyre

Distributors: Janus Films, Criterion Collection

Keywords: Friend , Love triangle , Mystery , Love , Brooding , 1960s


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)