Red Desert

Title: Red desert (Il deserto rosso)
Country: Italy | France
Year: 1964
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Cast: Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti
Duration: 120 min.
Language: Italian
Plot: Cold, rain, and fog surround a plant in Ravenna. Factory waste pollutes local lakes; hulking anonymous ships pass or dock and raise quarantine flags. Giuliana, a housewife married to the plant manager, Ugo, is mentally ill, hiding it from her husband as best she can. She meets Zeller, an engineer en route to Patagonia to set up a factory.


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