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Red Desert (1964)

NR 09/04/1964 (US) Drama 1h 57m

This is the story of a woman… Her hidden thirsts and hungers… Told by the world-famous director Michelangelo Antonioni in his first color film.

Overview

Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo. Ugo's old pal, Corrado, shows up in town on a business trip and is more sensitive to Giuliana's anxieties. They begin an affair, but it does little to quell Giuliana's existential fears, and her mental state rapidly deteriorates.

  1. Michelangelo Antonioni

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Tonino Guerra

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Monica Vitti

    Monica Vitti

    Giuliana

  2. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Corrado Zeller

  3. Carlo Chionetti

    Ugo

  4. Xenia Valderi

    Xenia Valderi

    Linda

  5. Rita Renoir

    Rita Renoir

    Emilia

  6. Lili Rheims

    Telescope operator's wife

  7. Aldo Grotti

    Max

  8. Valerio Bartoleschi

    Valerio (Giuliana's son)

  9. Emanuela Pala Carboni

    Girl in fable

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Full Cast & Crew

Red Desert
Red Desert

Original Title Il deserto rosso

Status Released

Original Language Italian

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