Michelangelo Eye to Eye / Spojrzenie Michelangelo

Running time: 15'

One of Antonioni's last works – “Michelangelo Eye to Eye” – is proof of the director's recognition of the immortality of art. A sculpture on the tomb of Julius II in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome – Moses by Michelangelo – becomes (the) object of the director's careful observation. Thanks to excellent light manipulation, the viewer gets the impression that the statue is also attentively observing Antonioni. In the face of art, one can see the mortality and imperfection of man. The picture had its premiere at the Film Festival in Cannes, where it received the prestigious FIPRESCI award for the best short film.


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