Blow Up

1966 UK quad 40x30" (102x76cm)

Grade: Fine



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English title: Blow-Up

Poster title: Blow Up

Poster Year: 1966

Poster Origin: UK

Size: quad  40x30"  (102x76cm)

Style: advance

Film title: Blowup

Film Year: 1966

Film Origin: UK | Italy | USA

Film Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni

Film Actors: Vanessa RedgraveSarah MilesDavid HemmingsJohn Castle

Film Genres: Drama| Mystery| Thriller

Film Plot: A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.

Categories: AuteurBlack & WhiteBold ColorsCultFashionMid-Century ModernFilm

Keywords: 1960scameraDesignmodelmodernphotographyred

Restoration: Linen-backed

Grade: C6  Fine. Folded, single-sided. Prior to linen backing the poster was in good condition with minimal edge/handling wear. Primary flaw was diagonal misfolds which are now almost imperceptible. Expert restoration has addressed these flaws and the poster now appears very fine to near mint.

Framing: List prices are for posters only. Please inquire to discuss framing options.

Price: $2,450

Blow-Up is an amazing, multi-layered work of cinema that is both a product of it’s time (swinging sixties London) and a defining moment of the era — the closest comparison might be Easy Rider which was filmed only a few years later in the United States. Blow-Up was virtuoso director Michelangelo Antonioni’s first english language film and, despite the critical praise of his early filmography, it was also his only large commercial hit. This film is as influential today as when it was made and remains one of the most collectible titles from the 1960s.

This country-of-origin UK advance poster is extremely rare and has only surfaced on several occasions. Stark in it’s simplicity and use of color this poster would be at home in a variety of decors.


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