Born: September 29, 1912
Died: June 30, 2007
Occupation: Director, screenwriter
Biography: Michelangelo Antonioni, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian modernist film director, screenwriter, editor, and short story writer. Best known for his trilogy on modernity and its discontents L'Avventura, La Notte, and Eclipse Antonioni redefined the concept of narrative cinema and challenged traditional approaches to storytelling, realism, drama, and the world at large.