JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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The bourgeoisie is also a class: class as character in Michelangelo Antonioni's L'Avventura

Frank P. Tomasulo

Frank P. Tomasulo is Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the College of Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Arts at Florida State University in Tallahassee.

The author of over 60 scholarly essays, and over 150 academic papers, Tomasulo has also served as Editor of Journal of Film and Video (1991-1996) and Cinema Journal (1997-2002). His anthology on screen acting, More than a Method: Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance (2004), co-edited with Cynthia Baron and Diane Carson, is published by Wayne State University Press. He wishes to thank his Teaching Assistant Jason McKahan for his help in obtaining the many frame enlargements found in this essay.