Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini

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Peter Brunette's account of the films of Roberto Rossellini places them in the context of the various stages of the great film maker's career. His discussion of the films is laced with fascinating details about their production, and he mingles historical and intellectual context, film criticism, and the theoretical implications of Rossellini's more

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 748.42g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0195049896
  • 9780195049893

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The late, great Italian director Rossellini, "father of nco-realism," receives his first full-length study under the thoughtful gaze of an English professor at George Mason Univ. Giving only a nod to Rossellini's jet-setting ways (he married Ingrid Bergman), Brunette concentrates on the films, weaving a deft critique rich in psychological, structural, and, above all, cinematic insight. Although too dense for the casual film buff, serious film students will welcome this overdue, brilliant assessment. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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About the Author: Peter Brunette is Associate Professor of English at George Mason more

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