Voice Choices

Paisan

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Dir. Roberto Rossellini (1946).
Roberto Rossellini’s second feature (an anthology of stories dealing with post-war Italy) went even further than Open City in creating the neo-realist mode—the use of awkward non-actors in the early scenes, and in late sequences of street fighting and partisan sacrifice have a remarkable immediacy.

Fri., Nov. 6, 2 & 6:20 p.m., 2009

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