Identification of a Woman

  • Dir: Michelangelo Antonioni

  • Italy/France, 1982, 130 mins, DCP

  • Cast: Tomás Milián, Daniela Silverio, Christine Boisson

Antonioni’s final quest or his eternal question? Here, director Niccolò (Tomás Milián) believes he needs a woman to provide meaning to his life and work. He first meets the mysterious Mavi, quite by chance, but finds his search for a relationship clouded by enigmatic jealousies, half-seen surveillance and the chill of her aristocratic milieu and family. And then there is the warm and beautiful Ida, who seems to offer every escape and even helps him understand Mavi. Yet she, too, carries a secret that changes their future.

1982 Cannes Film Festival, 35th Anniversary Prize

21/1/2018 (Sun): Post-screening talk with Lau Yam

Screening:

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