Anna, a rich, carefree heiress, is engaged to the architect Sandro. While on a yachting trip with friends to a remote volcanic island in the Mediterranean, Anna goes missing during a stopover on a small island. As a search for her is organised, Sandro comes closer to Anna’s best friend Claudia.
There is no canonical arthouse masterpiece more essential than Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’avventura. Mysterious, emotional, and gorgeously composed, it is a pinnacle in movie history and one of the most profound meditations on the human condition in the modern world the medium has produced.
Michelangelo Antonioni, 1957, Italy
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Yeşim Ustaoğlu, 1999, Turkey
Erick Zonca, 2008, France
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Walter Salles, 2004, Argentina
Harmony Korine, 2007, United States