Le Amiche Review

In contrast to the solo protagonist and resolutely singular narrative of La Signora Senza Camelie, Antonioni’s Le Amiche presents us with a group of women living and working in Turin and a loose structure punctuated by laid back scenes and eruptions of emotion. The title loosely means ‘The Girlfriends’, although an Italian friend informs me … Read more

La Signora Senza Camelie Review

La Signora Senza Camelie opens at night in Rome and Clara, played by the intoxicating Lucia Bose, is walking away, framed as a distant figure moving through the streets. She pauses before slowly entering a cinema which is playing host to the première of a musical melodrama of which she is the star. The screen is filled with Clara’s face, the close … Read more