The Video Essay: The Geometry of Antonioni

By David Schonauer   Friday April 21, 2017

A new video essay from Fandor looks at how famed director Michelangelo Antonioni used vertical, diagonal, and converging lines to bisect his frame and express what NoFilmSchool  calls “existential crises and urban malaise.” The minute-long video reveals Antonioni’s recurring visual motifs, from showing characters looking through windows (The Passenger) and walking through doorways (The Mystery of Oberwald) to being shown through fences (Red Desert, Zabriskie Point), adds Indiewire.

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