Entertainment Magazine

Rome, Open City

Posted on the 30 March 2012 by Kaiser31083 @andythemovieguy
Rome, Open City Towards the end of World War II as Rome is declared an "Open City", and the occupying German forces hunt down members of the Italian resistance, a priest becomes involved with several party members and winds up paying dearly for his selflessness. Filmed during the actual occupation of Rome, from a script cowritten by Federico Fellini, Roberto Rossellini's "Rome, Open City" told a socially conscious and ultimately harrowing story, beautifully acted by a cast of non-actors. The film was one of the base films in what would come to be known as the Italian Neorealism, a style of film that would influence generations of filmmakers to come and spark interest in international cinema.

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

About the author


Kaiser31083 3883 shares View profile
View Blog

The Author's profile is not complete.

Magazines