Student’s Name Professor’s Name Subject Date Italian Neorealism and the French New Wave Both the French New Wave and the Italian neorealism movements sought to establish new technical approaches and innovation to the craft of making films. For instance the Italian neorealism brought about the notion of a cinephile whereas the French New Wave introduced a paradigm change from the economic and business approaches to making films (Wiegand Chis pg.120 2012). Both of this style of filmmaking sought to bring out the philosophical ideas about consciousness and art. In the modern society the film industry has grown especially with the development of technology makes it possible for filmmakers to employ unique ideas in presents certain stories to the audience. The following document is going to focus on the differences and similarities between the Italian Neorealism and the French New Wave Movement. The French New Wave This film movement began appeal and influence among the later generations of film directors. Never the less both of these movements share a unique approach to filmmaking which made movies to appear natural and casual. In addition to this both of these eras in film initiated innovation and creativity in the use of shoot on location and natural sound and light filming which most of the modern filmmakers still utilize. Works Cited Bazin André and Bert Cardullo eds. André Bazin and Italian Neorealism. A&C Black 2011. Bordwell David Kristin Thompson and Jeff Smith. Film art: An introduction. McGraw-Hill Education 2016. Neupert Richard. A history of the French new wave cinema. Univ of Wisconsin Press 2007. Ruberto Laura E. and Kristi M. Wilson eds. Italian neorealism and global cinema. Wayne State University Press 2007. Shiel Mark. Italian neorealism: rebuilding the cinematic city. Columbia University Press 2012. Wiegand Chis. French new wave. Oldcastle Books 2012. [...]
1500 word essay comparing and contrasting “Italian Neorealism” with the “French New Wave”. Focusing on why they were created, what inspired the filmmakers, and how it impacted the societies of the time.