Michelangelo Antonioni

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Michelangelo Antonioni
Born(1912-09-29)29 September 1912
Died30 July 2007(2007-07-30) (aged 94)
Rome, Italy
Years active1942–2004
Spouse(s)Letizia Balboni (1942–1954)
Enrica Antonioni (1986–2007)
AwardsFIPRESCI Prize from Berlin International Film Festival
1961 Body of the work
Golden Bear
1961 La notte
Bodil Award for Best European Film
1976 Professione: reporter
35th Anniversary Prize from Cannes Film Festival
1982 Identificazione di una donna
Palme d'Or
1967 Blowup
Jury Special Prize from Cannes Film Festival
1962 L'eclisse
Jury Prize from Cannes Film Festival
1960 L'avventura
Luchino Visconti Award
European Film Award
1993 Lifetime Achievement
Flaiano International Prize
2000 Career Award
Best Foreign Film Award from French Syndicate of Cinema Critics
1968 Blowup
Golden Career Gryphon
François Truffaut Award
Istanbul Film Festival
1996 Lifetime Achievement
Silver Ribbon for Best Director
1976 Professione: reporter
1962 La notte
1956 Le amiche
Silver Ribbon for Best Director of Foreign Film
1968 Blowup
Special Silver Ribbon for the human and stylistic values
1951 Cronaca di un amore
Silver Ribbon for Best Documentary
1950 L'amorosa menzogna
1948 Nettezza urbana
KCFCC Award for Best Director
1968 Blowup
Golden Leopard from Locarno Film Festival
1957 Il grido
Sutherland Trophy
1960 L'avventura
Grand Prix Special des Amériques from Montréal Film Festival
1995 Exceptional contribution to the art
Special Citation from NSFC
2001 Career
NSFC Award for Best Director
1967 Blowup
FIPRESCI Prize from Valladolid Film Festival
2004 Lo sguardo di Michelangelo
Pietro Bianchi Award
Golden Lion
1983 Career
1964 Il deserto rosso
FIPRESCI Prize from Venice Film Festival
1995 Beyond the Clouds
1964 Il deserto rosso
Silver Lion
1955 Le amiche

Michelangelo Antonioni Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (/ænˌtniˈni/, Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo antoˈnjoːni]; 29 September 1912 – 30 July 2007) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, editor, and painter. His best known movie is Blowup, made in 1966. He died on the same day as Ingmar Bergman, another famous director. He was born in Ferrara and died in Rome.

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