First and Last Name Professor Class TIME \@ "MMMM d yyyy" December 11 2017 Italian Neo-realism Many regard Roberto Rossellini as of the greatest masters of Italian neo-realism. Rome Open City is considered to be the first neorealist film. Rossellini made use of the cast that consisted mostly of non-actors and entirely filmed in real locations much in line with the precepts of the neorealist movement. The film is an accurate representation of the sufferings and atrocities that the ordinary Italians faced during the period of occupation of Rome by the Nazi. Note that the Nazi-occupied Rome during the World War II. The film Rome Open City starts with the leader of an Italian resistance group called Giorgio Manfredi running from the Gestapo in Rome. Along with him in the apartment is his fellow refugee Francesco. Giorgio seeks assistance from Don Pietro a Catholic priest who helps him plot are stereotyped in Rome. Neorealism is illustrated by the strong thread of humanism that is visible from the beginning to the end. The film Rome Open City differs from the classical Hollywood. The difference in style from the classical Hollywood is through the pointlessness of significant events for instance the death of Nina. Secondly the film Rome Open City differs from the classical Hollywood through the lack of narrative causality of others. Moreover there is a melodramatic deployment of Music in the film Rome Open City. In other words the music that used portrays the purist concept of Neo-realism. It is also worth noting that neorealism is a form of cinematic style that is different from classical Hollywood in that it is highly stereotypical and emotionally manipulative. Works Cited Shiel Mark. Italian Neorealism. London Wallflower Press 2013 Gottlieb Sidney. Roberto Rossellini's Rome Open City. Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2012 [...]
Discuss the film (Rome,Open City) as representative of Italian Neo-Realism. Pay attention to the combination of fictional narrative and documentary modes. Also discuss NeoRealism's dual stance toward Hollywood, demonstrating how the film differs from the classical mode while using classical techniques of fiction film.