1964. Michelangelo Antonioni holds the Golden Lion award he has received for his latest film, Il deserto rosso (Red Desert). Seated next to him is Monica Vitti, star of the movie and Antonioni’s girlfriend. They are attending the 25th International FIlm Festival in Venice. A caption on the back of the photo reads:
FOTOLYMPIA – VENICE
THE 25th INTERNATIONAL MOVIE FESTIVAL IS CURRENTLY PLACE IN VENICE.
In the picture: [completed in ink} MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI – VITTI AWARD FOR “RED DESERT” “IL DESERTO ROSSO”
Also on the back of the photo is a Keystone Olympia agency stamp.