Italian neorealism ( Italian: Neorealismo ), also known as the Golden Age, is a national film movement characterized by stories set amongst the poor and the working class. They are filmed on location, frequently with non-professional actors.
Italian neorealism describes a movement in Italian cinema. Films such as Rome, Open City and Bicycle Thieves, from the 1940s, were filmed in the streets rather than a studio and told stories about poor people living difficult lives. Among neorealists are Michelangelo Antonioni and Federico Fellini . Related pages Criterion article
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Italian neorealism was a movement that, through art and film, attempted to " [recover] the reality of Italy"  for an Italian society that was disillusioned by the propaganda of fascism. Representations of women in this era were influenced heavily by the suffrage movement and changing socio-political awareness of gender rights.
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All of the years on the films mentioned are exactly one year ahead except for Ossessione (1942) and Umberto D. (1952). You must have based your years per film on the imported release in America versus the domestic release in italy. La Terra Trema and The Bicycle Thief are both 1947 not 1948. If you are going by IMDB, they are wrong. Pick up a copy ...
I'd say we need to clarify why spaghetti Westerns were influenced by neorealism. Right now this sounds like a bit of a stretch, IMHO. -- Mabuse15:17, 16 November 2006 (UTC)
One of the major influences not cited in the main body of the is that of writer Giovanni Verga, whose realist novels and stories hold many of the major themes of Neorealism, and whose novel I malavoglia is the basis for Visconti's La terra trema. There are a few flaws in conventions being attributed to Neorealism and its history, for example: The s...
Neorealism in film extends far more than in just Italy. For example, there was a Bengali (Indian) neorealist movement in cinema around the same time as De Sica and others were making films. Of course, these other traditions owe their styles in part to the Italian one, but they deserve their own articles. GautamDiscuss02:57, 1 May 2007 (UTC) 1. Ther...
NPR mentions Terminal Station (film) with reference to this genre; is it generally considered to be part of it? -- Beland (talk) 00:20, 6 October 2013 (UTC)
"In addition, many of the filmmakers involved in neorealism developed their skills working on calligraphist films (though the short-lived movement was markedly different from neorealism)." What on earth are calligraphist films"? Calligraphy is a writing style not a way to make movies. Looking it up on google returns this result and a Chinese forum ...
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Neorealism is an ideological departure from Hans Morgenthau 's writing on classical realism. Classical realism originally explained the machinations of international politics as being based on human nature and therefore subject to the ego and emotion of world leaders.
Jun 07, 2014 · Italian neo-realism is a new realism that focused on the common problems and not with revolution or any political based films and was started in 1942 and came to an end in 1951. The films were often made in common place with unprofessional actors in low budgets that gave the realist effect.