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Readings On The Italian Cinema

Why do you think Rossano Brazzi was able to survive the total dominance of Italian neo-realism in Italian filmmaking, without participating in the genre? That it had a profound impact on his career goes without saying; that he survived it with the international fame he enjoyed is nothing short of amazing. Or was it his international fame that saved him?


Italian Cinema: From Neorealism to the Present, by Peter Bondanella, Peter Bondanelia
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Paperback – 500 Pages, new expanded edition (March 1993)
Continuum Pub Group; ISBN 082640426X


The Companion to Italian Cinema, by Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, James Hay, Gianni Volpi, Geoffrey N. Smith (Editor)
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Paperback – 168 Pages(September 1996)
Cassell Academic; ISBN 0304341975
Review: Comprehensive and authoritative, these A-Z guides to film past and present have been compiled by leading expertt in British and Irish, French and Italian cinema, under the auspices of the prestigious British Film Institute. Generously illustrated with over 50 stills per volume, these books are an invaluable reference source for students of film, media and cultural studies. Each book includes an introductory essay on national cinema, biographies and key film-makers, actors, actresses and other industry figures, detailed filmographies, entries on significant films, genres and schools of thought, institutions, technical innovations, publications, awards, archives and critics.


The Body In The Mirror: Shapes of History in Italian Cinema, by Angela Dalle Vacche, Vacche Dalle, Angela D. Vacche
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Paperback – 306 pages(January 1992)
Princeton University Press; ISBN 0691008728


Filmaking By The Book: Italian Cinema and Literary Adaptation, by Millicent Joy Marcus
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Paperback – 313 pages(January 1993)
Johns Hopkins University Press; ISBN 080184455X


The Folklore of Concensus: Theatricality in the Italian Cinema, by Marcia Landy
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Paperback (July 1998)
State University of New York Press; ISBN 079143804X


Giuseppe De Santis and Postwar Italian Cinema, by Antonio Vitti, Ben Lawton (Toronto Italian Studies)
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Paperback – 200 pages(February 1996)
University of Toronto Press; ISBN 0802071414
Review:

Details the life and work of De Santis, one of the founding fathers of the Neorealist movement in film and an opponent of censorship in Fascist Italy, offering a profile of a director who refused to compromise on unpopular political and aesthetic principles. Analyzes films including Bitter Rice and No Peace Among the Olives, drawing on personal interviews with the director and on his previously unpublished writings. Includes b&w photos, and a filmography. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. –This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title

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Italian Cinema: From Neorealism to the Present, by Peter Bondanella, Peter Bondanelia
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Paperback – 500 pages(March 1993)
Continuum Pub Group; ISBN 082640426X


Italian Filmmakers: Self-Portraits: A Selection of Interviews, by Jean A. Gili, Sandra E. Tokunaga (Translator)
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Paperback – 190 pages (April 1998)
Gremese Editore; ISBN 8873011497


Italian Movie Goddesses: Over 80 Of the Greatest Women in Italian Cinema, by Stefano Masi (Contributor), Enrico Lancia, Lenor Rosemberg (Translator)
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Hardcover – (July 1997)
Gremese Editore; ISBN 8873010717


Italian National Cinema: 1896-1996, by Pierre Sorlin
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Paperback – (January 1997)
Routledge; ISBN 0415116988


Vital Crises in Italian Cinema: Iconography, Sylistics, Politics, by P. Adams Sitney, P. Adam Sitney
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Paperback – 239 pages (May 1995)
University of Texas Press; ISBN 0292776888


Fabulous Thirties: Italian Cinema, 1929-1944, by Adriana Apra
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Paperback – (November 1979)
Rizzoli Bookstore; ISBN 0847853063


Filmmaking by The Book: Italian Cinema and Literary Adaptation, by Millicent Marcus
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Hardcover – (January 1993)
John Hopkins University Press; ISBN 0801844541


The New Italian Cinema, by Roger Witcombe
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Hardcover – (July 1982)
Oxford University Press; ISBN 019520381X


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