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Blowup (1966) was a Mystery - Drama Film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and produced by Carlo Ponti and Pierre Rouve.

Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)

Best DirectorMichelangelo AntonioniNominated

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Thomas: Someone's been killed. I want you to see the corpse.

Thomas: What do you they call you in bed?

Thomas: I wish I had tons of money... Then I'd be free.

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Loosely based on the careers of Swinging London's ace fashion photographers David Bailey and Terence Donovan.
Michelangelo Antonioni's first choice for the role of Jane was the Swedish actress Eva-Britt Strandberg, after spotting her in Bo Widerberg's film Kärlek 65. She went to London to meet Antonioni. He approved of her, but the three MGM bosses present at the meeting didn't like her "big nose". The role went to Vanessa Redgrave.
A silver jacketed Janet Street-Porter can be seen wearing red/yellow striped PVC trousers and dancing to the Yardbirds during the club scene.
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