About

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller...

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Written by

Tonino Guerra (Screenplay)
Michelangelo Antonioni (Screenplay)
Edward Bond (Screenplay)
Julio Cortázar (Author)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Italy

Language

English

Tagline

Michelangelo Antonioni's first British film

Cast

Keywords

london england photography corpse photographer surreal suspicion of murder photo shoot illusion burglar tennis pantomime loss of sense of reality fashion model municipal park darkroom counterculture

Photos

Lists

#98 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#100 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#60 on Top 100 British films BFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen