Neorealism
 
 
 
Drama
 

In nome della legge – In the Name of the Law (Pietro Germi – 1949)

New magistrate arrives, and old one departs It usually happens when a new guy, typically from the north, but in this case from the Sicilian capital, arrives to the wild South in effort to instill some law and order and the loca...
 
Drama
 

Open Roads 2011: 1860 I Mille di Garibaldi (Alessandro Blasetti – 1934)

As Italy celebrates its 150th year of unification (aka Risoregimento) this year, the Lincoln Film Society in New York chose to include this masterpiece by Alessandro Blasetti as part of their current festival: Open Roads: New I...
Danesi (Rome - 1905)


 
Drama
 

Cosa voglio di più – Come Undone (Silvio Soldini – 2010)

If you think what made Neorealism successful; a genuine blend of non-professional actors, shots on location, themes of social hardships and “objectively” journalistic camera – served to post-war Italian audiences that must have...
 
Neorealism
 

Suso Cecchi D’Amico Italian Cinema Prolific Screenwriter Dies

Suso Cecchi D’Amico Suso Cecchi D’Amico was one of the early pioneers who set the foundations for Italian cinema. She started her career right after World War II and played a key role in what is known as Neorealism genre ...
 
Drama
 

La commare secca – The Grim Reaper (Bernardo Bertolucci -1962)

Master Conflict: a prostitute was killed in Paolino park in Rome Sub-Plots: Police investigation showcases stories of five witnesses that depict how their day started and what they saw when it finishes in Paolino park Themed Ch...