- Michelangelo Antonioni
- Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
- September 29, 1912
Michelangelo Antonioni was an Italian film director, screenwriter, editor, and short story writer. Best known for his "trilogy on modernity and its discontents" - L'Avventura (1960), La Notte (1961), and L'Eclisse (1962) - Antonioni "redefined the concept of narrative cinema" and challenged traditional approaches to storytelling, realism, drama, and the world at large.