The cult film Blow-Up is a unique exploration of the mysteries and ambiguities inherent in photographs. A new book, Antonioni’s Blow-Up by Philippe Garner and David Alan Mellor, evokes Antonioni’s investigations of this central theme through a telling sequence of original on-set stills and the crucial blow-ups themselves, while the authors’ essays provide fresh insights into the cultural and artistic context in which the film was made in the spring and summer of 1966.
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