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Evidently this is a bad week for film, as Italian film director Michelangelo Antonioni has died aged 94.

In Prospect’s March 1997 issue, screenwriter Frederic Raphael recalled meeting Antonioni and the actress Monica Vitti in Rome in the mid 1960s. In the following issue, Raphael praised the director’s last film, “Beyond the Clouds.”

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