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Sitney, P.A. (2018). Il Deserto Rosso. Psychoanal. Rev., 105(5):555-565.

(2018). Psychoanalytic Review, 105(5):555-565

Film Notes

Il Deserto Rosso

P. Adams Sitney, Ph.D.

The color contrast between the story the protagonist tells in Antonioni's Il deserto rosso and the rest of the film points to its oneiric significance. In it the otherwise unaccountable removal of the girl's bra is a clue to the repression of masturbation and menstruation latent in the recounted story.

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