La notte

The Night | Die Nacht
A married couple drift apart. The husband, a wealthy author, and his wife visit a seriously ill friend in hospital. After this unpleasant visit they go separate ways. Later, they attend a party given by a rich publisher. That night their friend dies. In the grounds of the mansion, they come together again.

Translated from: Film in Berlin. Offizielle Festspielzeitung der XI. Internationalen Filmfestspiele Berlin 1961, Nr. 10

Print: Courtesy of Cinecittà Luce, Rome.
by Michelangelo Antonioni
with Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki
Italy / France 1960/61 121’ recommendation: 16 years and up