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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 114 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Originally produced by Kino Lorber Edu in 1953.
Summary, etc.:
Challenging the linear narrative by weaving multiple story lines and exploring a directorial style way ahead of his time, director Michelangelo Antonioni's unique triptych film, features three murders, one taking place in Paris, another in Rome, and another in London. All of the perpetrators are affluent youths, each killing for dubious motives. In the France segment, a group of adolescents kill for money, even though they don't need it; in the London segment, a poet uncovers a woman's body and tries to profit from the discovery; and in the Italian segment, a student becomes caught up in a smuggling ring, with deadly results. With elements that serve as a precursor to Blowup, Antonioni explores how modern society can produce nihilistic tendencies in the least likely characters.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Murder > France > Paris > Drama.
Murder > Italy > Rome > Drama.
Murder > England > London > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.

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