Monica Vitti & Michael Angelo


Monica Vitti & Michael Angelo, She is Art.

More than their intimate relationship, their films are probably what unites and describes the romance between the Italian actress and the director best. Monica Vitti is Michelangelo Antonioni’s double in the films they collaborate on, her mysterious gaze is his very own gaze, her acting technique responds to his visual style while the characters she incarnate are often a central filter to the comprehension of his stories. Michelangelo Antonioni simply explained: ‘I especially love women. Through the psychology of women, everything becomes more poignant.’  (Source:


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