L'Avventura(Movie, 1960)

Original title: "L'avventura" (Italian/IT)
| 2h 24min | Genres: Drama, Mystery
L'AvventuraRating: 3.8/5 (with 165 votes)
L'Avventura (English: "The Adventure") is a 1960 Italian film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Developed from a story by Antonioni with co-writers Elio Bartolini and Tonino Guerra, the film is about the disappearance of a young woman (Lea Massari) during a boating trip in the Mediterranean, and the subsequent search for her by her lover (Gabriele Ferzetti) and her best friend (Monica Vitti). It was filmed on location in Rome, the Aeolian Islands, and Sicily in 1959 under difficult financial and physical conditions. The film is noted for its unusual pacing, which emphasizes visual composition, mood, and character over traditional narrative development. L'Avventura was nominated for numerous awards and was awarded the Jury Prize at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival. The film made Monica Vitti an international star. According to a... ()
Movie poster of L'Avventura

Where to watch L'Avventura (cinema/streaming/download)?

"L'Avventura" is currently available on 2 providers. L'Avventura can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Duration: 2h 23min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 23min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Duration: 2h 23min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 23min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About L'Avventura

Claudia and Anna join Anna's lover, Sandro, on a boat trip to a remote volcanic island. When Anna goes missing, a search is launched. In the meantime, Sandro and Claudia become involved in a romance despite Anna's disappearance, though the relationship suffers from guilt and tension.

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Trailer for L'Avventura + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Production countries: France, Italy
Plays in: Sicily
Original language: Italian (IT)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Italian (IT)
Translated into 19 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/04/1961 (World premiere: 06/29/1960)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La aventura"
"A Aventura"
"Das Abenteuer"
"Die mit der Liebe spielen"
"De elskendes eventyr"
"La aventura"
"The Adventure"
"I peripeteia"
"A kaland"
"La aventura"
"A Aventura"
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Color: Black & White (B/W)

3 movies in the Collection

1960 L'Avventura
1961 La Notte ("La notte")
1962 L'Eclisse ("L'eclisse")

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:19085, Added: 02/22/2018, Last updated: 07/09/2020