What was produced at the "Red Desert" factory?
September 26, 2012 9:08 AM   Subscribe

What was produced at the factory at the beginning of Michelangelo Antonioni's Red Desert?

The factory was located in Ravenna, apparently. Here are four frames.
posted by Egg Shen to Media & Arts (2 answers total)
Wikipedia identifies it as a petrochemical plant.
posted by Admiral Haddock at 9:14 AM on September 26, 2012 [1 favorite]

Best answer: Check out the tenth photo on this page, which according to the caption is "The Anic Ravenna methane cracking plant, 1960s." A Google Image search for anic ravenna pulls a lot of similar images.
posted by theodolite at 9:20 AM on September 26, 2012 [1 favorite]

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