Roberto Rossellinis Rome Open City by Sidney GottliebRoberto Rossellinis Rome Open City by Sidney Gottlieb

Roberto Rossellinis Rome Open City

EditorSidney Gottlieb

Paperback | June 14, 2004

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Roberto Rossellini's Rome Open City instantly and permanently changed the landscape of film history. Made at the end of World War II, the film has been credited with initiating a revolution in and reinvention of modern cinema. This volume offers an original overview of the production history of Rome Open City; some of its key images, the complexity of its political dimensions, and the legacy of the film in public consciousness. It serves as an accessible introduction to one of the major achievements of filmmaking.
Title:Roberto Rossellinis Rome Open CityFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:206 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.47 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 0.47 inPublished:June 14, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521545196

ISBN - 13:9780521545198


Table of Contents

Introduction: Open City: reappropriating the old, making the new Sidney Gottlieb; 1. Rossellini, Open City, and neorealism Sidney Gottlieb; 2. The making of Roma citt... aperta: the legacy of fascism and the birth of neorealism Peter Bondanella; 3. Celluloide and the palimpsest of cinematic memory: Carlo Lizzani's film of the story behind Open City Millicent Marcus; 4. Diverting clichés: femininity, masculinity, melodrama, and neorealism in Open City Marcia Landy; 5. Space, rhetoric, and the divided city in Roma citt... aperta David Forgacs; 6. Mourning, melancholia, and the popular front: Roberto Rossellini's beautiful revolution Michael P. Rogin; Reviews of Open City; Filmography.