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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


Spectacular Suffering: De Sica’s Bodies and Charity’s Gaze

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/9780816675548.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines three films from the Vittorio De Sica-Cesare Zavattini collaboration, namely, Shoeshine, Bicycle Thieves, and The Roof, and how each posits spectacle as a realist cinematic ... More


Before the (Neorealist) Revolution

Vito Zagarrio

in Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter identifies the elements of formal, filmic, representational, or linguistic continuity between fascism and the post-World War II period in Italy. It discusses the new interpretation of ... More


Gold and Dust: Hybridity, Postmodernism and the Legacy of Neapolitan Narrative

Alex Marlow-Mann

in New Neapolitan Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Antonio Capuano's Polvere di Napoli (The Dust of Naples, 1998) explicitly invites interpretation in relation to one of the key representations of Naples — Giuseppe Marotta's collection of stories, ... More


Off to See the World

John Caps

in Henry Mancini: Reinventing Film Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036736
eISBN:
9780252093845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036736.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details events following Mancini's break with Blake Edwards. While the break was a private event that seemed to put his future career into a state of flux, Mancini sensed a chance to ... More


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