Red Desert

(1964)

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, Writer

  2. Tonino Guerra

    Writer

Facts

Original Title Il deserto rosso

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 4, 1964
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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