The World of Film: Michelangelo Antonioni

Pierre Leprohon


Simon and Schuster, New York, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover with photo illustrated Dust Jacket. 207pp. 5.5 x 8.25 inches

Near Fine. Dust jacket shows a 1.5cm closed tear to the foot of the spine, else near fine. Black cloth boards are entirely unfaded, sharp and bright with a crisp interior. 

Illustrated throughout with black and white stills from Antonioni’s films and film sets. Features screenplay excerpts, critical interpretations, interviews and original writing by Antonioni on his working processes. Includes the original treatment for his suppressed film “Uno dei Nostri Figli” (“One of Our Children”) which sees a neo-fascist youth bombing a factory and framing communists for the act of terror.

Published at the height of Antonioni’s artistic achievement, just after “L’Eclisse” and prior to “Il Deserto Rosso”.

Scarcely seen in such clean condition.