A girl mysteriously disappears on a yachting trip. While her lover and her best friend search for her across Italy, they begin an affair.
Having reconciled with Italian suitor Valerio (Marcello Mastroianni), who had been offended by her reckless behavior, still-mysterious Julia (Faye Dunaway) joins him for antics at a ski chalet in Switzerland, in Vittorio De Sica's A Place For Lovers, 1969.
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Presumably American Julia (Faye Dunaway) knocking about her vacant Italian villa, on the telly sees a story featuring a man she once met (Marcello Mastroianni), then an impulsive phone call, opening Vittorio De Sica's A Place For Lovers, 1969.
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An iconic piece of challenging 1960s cinema and a gripping narrative on its own terms, L'avventura concerns the enigmatic disappearance of a young woman during a yachting trip off the coast of Sicily, and the search taken up by her disaffected lover and best friend. Antonioni's controversial international sensation is a gorgeously shot tale of modern ennui and spiritual isolation.
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