ITA342H5 • Italian Cinema: Neorealism

(Offered in English) A study of the Golden Age of Italian cinema, Neorealism, and its relation to the political and social climate of post-war Italy. Consideration is also given to how these films were received in the 1940s versus how they are screened and felt by today’s viewer. Films analyzed include Bicycle Thieves, The Children Are Watching Us, Rome Open City, Shoeshine.

Open to all students. If enrolled in an Italian Minor, Major or Specialist program: ITA200Y5 or ITA201Y5 or permission of department.
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