“I think it’s important that the movies turn towards this interior form, towards these absolutely free expressions, like literature is free, like abstract painting.” The Michaelangelo Antonioni retrospective at the Cinémathèque opens with these words. The filmmaker, who died in 2007, bequeathed to the city of Ferrara his correspondence, some 11,000 books and 12,000 photos. The curator Dominique Païni, who was behind the two previous parts of the exhibition in Italy and Belgium, has dug deep into this enormous archive and offers a different approach at each step.
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