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Blow-Up (1966)

111 min - Drama, Mystery, Thriller - 18 December 1966
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A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.

Stars:  David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Julian Chagrin, Claude Chagrin

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Storyline

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.



Tagline: Michelangelo Antonioni's first British film

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Country:   United Kingdom,   United States of America,   Italy
Language:  English
Release Date:  18 December 1966

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Bridge Films, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Carlo Ponti Production

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 51 min

Academy Award Nominations

DIRECTING — Michelangelo Antonioni
WRITING (Story and Screenplay–written directly for the screen) — Story by Michelangelo Antonioni; Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Edward Bond


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