Blow-Up (1966) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Blow-Up

Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966

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The Devil's Drool
Julio Cortázar, 1959

Blow-Up is a movie directed by Michelangelo Antonioni in 1966 and based on the book The Devil’s Drool by Julio Cortázar, first published in 1959. The movie features David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Peter Bowles, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, and others.

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RATING

7.6

/ 10

Movie Poster: Blow-Up (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966)

7.7

/ 10

Book Cover: The Devil's Drool (Julio Cortázar, 1959)

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Storyline

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures a death on film after following two lovers in a park. He does not realize of the murder until he studies and then blows up his negatives.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Blow-Up, the 1966 movie by Michelangelo Antonioni

Year

1966

Minutes

111

Movie Rate

7.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Blow-Up

Original title: Blowup

Country: UK

Year: 1966

Length: 1h51m

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Cover of The Devil's Drool, the 1959 book by Julio Cortázar

Year

1959

Pages

24

Book Rate

7.74

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Book

The Devil's Drool

Original title: Las Babas del Diablo

Country: Argentina

First published in: 1959

Length: 24 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Blow-Up, the 1966 movie by Michelangelo Antonioni

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21% No

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3 votes

book

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Cover of The Devil's Drool, the 1959 book by Julio Cortázar

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