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Galleries of the Gaze: The Museum in Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and Hitchcock's Vertigo

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the museum scenes in Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and Hitchcock's Vertigo. Both scenes call up associations that museums often evoke in feature films. Famous tourist ... More


Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Saverio Giovacchini and Robert Sklar (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Intellectual, cultural, and film historians have long considered neorealism the founding block of post-World War II Italian cinema. Neorealism, the traditional story goes, was an Italian film style ... More


An Alternative to the Classical Form: Neorealism and Modernism

András Bálint Kovács

in Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950–1980

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451633
eISBN:
9780226451664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451664.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If film noir can be regarded as a deviation from the classical narrative, Italian neorealism offered other elements for a real alternative to it. Italian neorealism was a complex cultural phenomenon ... More


Rossellini’S Exemplary Corpse and the Sovereign Bystander

Karl Schoonover

in Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675548
eISBN:
9781452947563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675548.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter confronts the imperiled bodies that populate Roberto Rossellini’s two canonical neorealist features, Rome Open City and Paisan. These displays of the imperiled body offer a narrational ... More


Pompeii in Roberto Rossellini's Journey to Italy

Matthew Fox

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes the role of Pompeii in Rossellini's film Journey to Italy (made in 1953, and released in 1954–5). Pompeii features in the film on two different levels. Because Rossellini was ... More


Individualist in a Totalitarian State

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This preface deals with the contradictory impression that Veit Harlan left on people who knew him personally and people who have merely watched his films. As the director of the Nazi propaganda film ... More


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