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Blow-up / Premiere Productions Co., Inc. ; story by Michelangelo Antonioni ; screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra ; English dialoque in collaboration with Edward Bound ; produced by Carlo Ponti ; directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Criterion collection ; 865.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD BLOW-UP d.1-2 (Text) All Discs 79361000102424 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC BLOW-UP (Text) 37500004485500 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the short story "Las babas del diablo" by Julio Cortazar.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
Book featuring an essay by film scholar David Forgacs, an updated 1966 account of the film's shooting by Stig Björkman, the questionnaires the director distributed to photographers and painters while developing the film, and the 1959 Julio Cortázar short story on which the film is loosely based.
Features: new pieces about director Michelangelo Antonioni's artistic approach, featuring photography curators Walter Moser and Philippe Garner and art historian David Alan Mellor; Blow up of "Blow up," a 2016 documentary on the making of the film; conversation from 2016 between Garner and actor Vanessa Redgrave; archival interviews with Antonioni and actors David Hemmings and Jane Birkin; trailers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, David Hemmings, John Castle, Gillian Hills, Verushka, Jane Birkin, Peter Bowles.
Summary, etc.:
A talented photographer becomes involved with a strange woman after he inadvertently takes photographs of a murder.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; mono; widescreen 1.85:1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Cortázar, Julio > Film adaptations.
Photographers > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
London (England) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Drama.
Genre: Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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