1945: Rome Open City - How Neo-Realism Shows You The World

Martin Scorsese once called Italian Neo-realism “The most precious moment in film history”. Born from the war-torn ruins of Post WWII Italy, Italian neorealism, the movement spawned some of the greatest films ever made, The Bicycle Thieves, Umberto D, and of course, Rome Open City. This video takes a look at Roberto Rossellini 1945 masterpiece Rome Open City and how it influenced Italian Neo-Realism.


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