Open City (Roma, Citta Aperta)

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(out of 5)


Roberto Rossellini’s devastating account of a ravaged, post-war Italy is as heartbreaking today as it ever was. is terrific as a hard-working mother whose experiences surviving Gestapo-controlled Rome is the focus of the film. The script was co-written by Federico Fellini (yet to direct his first feature), and is a powerful example of neo-realism.


Excelsa Film

Italy, 1945

Directed by

Story and Screenplay by , with collaboration by , Roberto Rossellini, additional material by

Cinematography by

Produced by , , ,

Music by 

Production Design by

Film Editing by

Film Festivals:  Cannes 1946

The Criterion Collection


Academy Award Nomination
Best Writing (Screenplay) (Sergio Amidei, Federico Fellini


OpenCity

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