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Chapter 3: Revolutions in the International Cinema International Cinema after WWII: Many movies companies were totally wiped out after WWII. Needed to rebuild The New Italian Cinema: Mussolini had completed control over cinema. - Rushed Fascists ideals - Propaganda - White Telephone films Luchino Visconti Neorealists Neorealism: National Film Movement - Characterized by: - Stories set with working class - Filmed on location - Used non professional actor Neorealism Directors: - Roberto Rossellini “Roma: Citta Aperta” (Rome: Open City- 1945) “Paisa” (1946) “Germania, Anno Zero” (Germany, Year Zero- 1947) Adds the creation of realism - Vittorio De Sica Began his career as an actor, appearing in 36 films (mostly comedy) before directing in comedy. In 1944, De Sica met the screenwriter, Cesare Zavattini while working on “The Children are Watching Us”. Creates oppressive feelings of reality Uses non-professional actors for the principal roles of a father and son. “Rose Scarlatte” (Red Roses-1940) “Sciuscia” (Shoeshine- 1946) “The Bicycle Thief” (1948) “Umberto D.” (1952) ‘Stazione Termini” (1953) - Michaelangelo Antoni Was a contributor to the respected film journa l “Cinema” , where his essays on the documentary genre led to the opportunity of making documentaries.

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