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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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Before the (Neorealist) Revolution

Before the (Neorealist) Revolution

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(p.19) Before the (Neorealist) Revolution
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Global Neorealism
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Vito Zagarrio

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0002

This chapter identifies the elements of formal, filmic, representational, or linguistic continuity between fascism and the post-World War II period in Italy. It discusses the new interpretation of fascist cinema that began in the middle of the 1970s; the beginnings of De Sica’s neorealism; and the broader cultural climate of the 1930s that reflected the poetics of neorealism.

Keywords:   neorealism, Italian cinema, fascism, film directors, Italy, fascist cinema, Vittorio De Sica

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