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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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Another “Cinéma de Papa” for the French New Wave?

(p.103) Neorealism
Global Neorealism

Caroline Eades

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter explores the relationship between the Italian neorealist and French New Wave movements, and suggests that their connection is “complex,” concocted out of similarities rather than direct linkages. It asks the following question: Can we assume that the influence of neorealism on New Wave directors lies precisely in the realization that it was neither new nor realistic, at least for a younger and restless generation?

Keywords:   French films, New Wave films, neorealism, film directors

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