Rossellini Interviewed here (vimeo)
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV, chapter 12.m4v
Rossellini Regained click to see large
photo Vittorio De Sica and Roberto Rossellini on the set of the film ‘Il generale
Roberto Rossellini criterion
In the final phase of his career, after calling a news conference and announcing, “Cinema is dead,” Rossellini turned to historical television dramas about major subjects and figures (Louis XIV, Blaise Pascal, Descartes, the Medicis), made with a rational, almost scientific approach. As always, he yearned to show life’s minutiae unadorned, bare and pure.
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