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“Here's the most startling irony I know in film history: Antonioni, who is often denigrated by left-wing critics as a formalist and aesthete gives us radical realism through the long take, and what he gives us--this is his metaphysical wager--is real outside the film, off the set, beyond the camera and underneath the surface of everyday life.”

Frank Lentricchia, The Sadness of Antonioni
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The Sadness of Antonioni The Sadness of Antonioni by Frank Lentricchia
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