Dir. Francesco Rosi (1961). One more, ridiculously obscure, great Italian movie, Francesco Rosis objectively structured, passionately neo-realist, anti-biographical account of a Sicilian social bandits rise and fall is a key film of the 1960san influence on political filmmakers as disparate as Miklós Jancsó and Glauber Rocha, it anticipated The Battle of Algiers and, more recently, Soderberghs Che.
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