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Global NeorealismThe Transnational History of a Film Style$
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Saverio Giovacchini and Robert Sklar

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781617031229

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.001.0001

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Documenting the Social Reality of Brazil

Documenting the Social Reality of Brazil

Roberto Rossellini, the Paraíban Documentary School, and the Cinema Novistas

(p.209) Documenting the Social Reality of Brazil
Global Neorealism

Sarah Sarzynski

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter examines how neorealist techniques consciously employed by the Paraíban documentary school of the Brazilian Northeast served as a building block to construct a particular kind not only of Brazilian cinema but also of Brazilian identity. It recovers the story of this little-known movement that played a significant role in fostering the more famous fiction films of Brazil’s Cinema Novo.

Keywords:   neoralism, Brazilian cinema, Brazilian identity, Cinema Novo

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