Red Desert Reviews

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
August 30, 2011
Swoon, ye 21st-century philistines, before the cataract of existential glamour that is Antonioni's Il deserto rosso,
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
July 31, 2007
The film's most spellbinding sequence depicts a pantheistic, utopian fantasy of innocence, which she recounts to her ailing son.
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TIME Magazine
July 31, 2007
Red Desert is at once the most beautiful, the most simple and the most daring film yet made by Italy's masterful Michelangelo Antonioni.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Perhaps the most extraordinary and riveting film of Antonioni's entire career; and correspondingly impossible to synopsise.