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[[Performer~P79780~Michelangelo Antonioni~michelangeloantonioni]]'s first narrative feature is a stark, minimal interpersonal drama that would establish many of the themes and techniques that would recur in his work for the rest of his career. Story of a Love Affair centers on the dynamic between Guido ([[Performer~P27121~Massimo Girotti~massimogirotti]]) and Paola ([[Performer~P7522~Lucia Bosé~luciabosé]]), two old flames re-igniting their passions for one another. Tabs are being kept on both of the lovers by their current spouses as well as by a private investigator, but even after their pursuers fall out of the picture -- whether due to accidents or disinterest -- Guido and Paola find that their love for each other is waning. Filled with stark, empty compositions, unpredictable camera movements, and static, self-obsessed characters, Story of a Love Affair would mark [[Performer~P79780~Antonioni~michelangeloantonioni]] as a maverick among the prevailing neorealists of the post-war Italian film community. ~ Michael Hastings, Rovi

  • Release date:October 11, 1950