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Italian neorealism

by Anton Williams
Italy, 1944 – 1953 Italian neorealism is a style of film characterized by stories set amongst the poor and working class, filmed on location, frequently using nonprofessional actors. Its impact has been enormous, not only on Italian film but also on French New Wave cinema and ultimately on films all over the world. Influences: POETIC REALISM, NEOREALISM INFLUENCES Influenced: FRENCH NEW WAVE, POLISH FILM SCHOOL MAIN WORKS OF ITALIAN NEOREALISM In chronological order from the earliest. Read more

Italy, 1944 – 1953
Italian neorealism is a style of film characterized by stories set amongst the poor and working class, filmed on location, frequently using nonprofessional actors.
Its impact has been enormous, not only on Italian film but also on French New Wave cinema and ultimately on films all over the world.

Influences: POETIC REALISM, NEOREALISM INFLUENCES
Influenced: FRENCH NEW WAVE, POLISH FILM SCHOOL

MAIN WORKS OF ITALIAN NEOREALISM
In chronological order from the earliest.

Read less