That Bowling Alley on the Tiber: Tales of a Director

That Bowling Alley on the Tiber: Tales of a Director

Michelangelo Antonioni

during this evocative e-book, Michelangelo Antonioni, one of many world's maximum administrators, offers us an extraordinary glimpse contained in the artistic brain. "My innovations are continuously approximately film," he says, and right here he has written thirty-three richly suggestive items elaborating rules for motion pictures as but unproduced.

fantastically translated via William Arrowsmith, That Bowling Alley at the Tiber finds a grasp of cinema in a brand new role--that of an complete and delicate writer.

"Plangent, haunting and refreshingly tough-minded...[Antonioni] is calling the questions that wiry critical movie maker should ask if the cinema is ever to end up as hospitable to rules because it is to the nice god Action."--The long island instances booklet Review

"These writings, like his motion pictures, pair luminous landscapes with airy tales....These are truly operating notes, and they're as attention-grabbing for his or her research of the director's tools as for his or her literary content."--Library Journal

concerning the writer and Translator:

Michelangelo Antonioni has won a world following with such motion pictures as L'Avventura, los angeles notte, Blow-up and The Passenger.

William Arrowsmith is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at Emory University.

·Winner of a huge Italian literary award

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