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Red Desert

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

May 26 - 27 2022
Red Desert

A tone poem set in a soulless and stifling industrial landscape, Red Desert focuses on an electrical engineer’s wife (Monica Vitti) who has an affair with her husband’s best friend (Richard Harris) just to maintain some human contact.

Italy/France, 1964, Michelangelo Antonioni

Antonioni’s first color feature, gorgeous to behold, found the Italian maestro painting and dyeing grass, trees, sand, buildings, fruit, and hair to enhance his film’s mood and complement his characters’ neuroses. A tone poem set in a soulless and stifling industrial landscape, Red Desert focuses on an electrical engineer’s wife (Antonioni’s frequent muse Monica Vitti) who has an affair with her husband’s best friend (Richard Harris) just

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ADMISSION INFO

Special admission $13; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $10.
No passes or twofers.
Advance tickets advised.

Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at cia.edu/covid. As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.

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The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque

11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

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