Red desert / Czerwona pustynia

Running time: 120'

ITA, FRA 1964, 120'

Cast: Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti, Xenia Valderi, Rita Renoir, Lili Rheims, Aldo Grotti, Valerio Bartoleschi, Emanuela Paola Carboni

The first picture of Michelangelo Antonioni in colour is regarded a revolutionary masterpiece in the history of cinema. The starring role in this film is played by the director's muse – Monica Vitti. The mysterious inside world of Giuliana (Monica Vitti), her emotions and moods are reflected in desert landscapes. The picture is an insightful psychological analysis of the protagonist, who is anxiously searching for her own self and for her place in the world.



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