Overall Rank: 3499
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 28
Theatrical Release Date: 04/09/1975
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry, Steven Berkoff, Ambroise Bia
Plot: A reporter in Northern Africa decides to take the place of the man who died in the room next to his. But as he continues to pose as the dead man, keeping the man's appointments, he gets drawn into a world darker than he anticipated.
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Bribaba - wrote on 05/03/2011
Antonioni's classic from 1975 in which Jack Nicholson gives a suitably restrained performance, though maybe because it was shot in arid terrain and so there wasn't any scenery to chew on, as a journalist who's come to realize the futility of his work. It's another fine chapter in the 'alienation' genre which the Italian made his own. Interesting to see how the careers of the leads unfolded, or, in co star Maria Schneider's case, unraveled: Jack becoming a clown and Maria a junkie (though happily she recovered). Jack growls his was through the (DVD) commentary but doesn't add much.
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