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Vittorio De Sica – What is Neorealism?


(Montgomery Clift and Vittorio De Sica)

Via The Museum of Modern Art VITTORIO DE SICA “The French film critic Andre Bazin wrote of Vittorio De Sica, “To explain De Sica, we must go back to the source of his art, namely, his tenderness, his love. The quality shared in common by Miracle in Milan and The Bicycle Thief…is the author’s inexhaustible affection for his characters.”

What is Neorealism a video essay

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(Two Women, directed by Vittorio De Sica, Sophia Loren received an Oscar for best actress – unusual to see Jean Paul Belmondo cast as an intellectual)

  • As a leader of neo realist Italian cinema.. De Sica directed some impressive films to mention a few.. Shoshine, Bicycle Thieves, Umberto D.. Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow..Marriage Italian Style, Sunflower and other films with Sophia Loren and Marcello Matroianni.. Two Women. The Garden of Finzi Contini. As an actor he was in Max Ophuls‘ wonderful “The Earrings of Madame De ”
    De Sica continued to act in films in order to finance his own projects.

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