Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema

by

Write The First Customer Review

Film history identifies Italian neorealism as the exemplar of national cinema, a specifically domestic response to wartime atrocities. Brutal Vision challenges this orthodoxy by arguing that neorealist films--including such classics as Rome, Open City; Paisan; Shoeshine; and Bicycle Thieves--should be understood less as national products and more as complex agents of a postwar reorganization of global politics. For these films, cinema facilitates the liberal humanist sympathy required to usher in a new era of world ...

Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema 2012, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816675555

Trade paperback

Select
Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema 2012, University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota

ISBN-13: 9780816675548

Hardcover

Select