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  • adj. Of or pertaining to neorealism


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  • IFC Films/Everett Collection A scene from 'Che' Clips from Italian neorealistic cinema showing communists being murdered by Mussolini 's Fascists — an era of genuine defiance — contrast with scenes in the apartment where Moro is kept in a cell behind a bookcase.

    Terrorism Back on the Big Screen

  • Roberto Foddai tells a story through his neorealistic images; from one image to the next the tale twists and turns with cinematic style and unyielding observance.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • They are not really atmospheric but they have mood in spades; they are neorealistic in terms of their look and their frankness about controversial subjects, yet they are decidedly more artificial, more movie-like, than, say, Italian neorealist pictures.

    Archive 2006-02-05

  • A political filmmaker, Pontecorvo was best-known for his riveting and truly neorealistic THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS 1966, featuring one of the great Ennio Morricone scores and the Marlon Brando-starring BURN!

    Archive 2006-10-08

  • Imamura really proves himself a master at the unlikely blending of absurdity with a bit of neorealistic poignancy.

    DVD Times

  • Melville is best known for his eight noir features, all of them stylish and artificial in a way that seems utterly foreign to the more physical and neorealistic surfaces of Cisco Pike is a movie in which the optimism of the 1960s slips into the disappointing loneliness that Los Angeles can cultivate like no other city, "writes Robert Towne, who's just completed his latest screenplay," about a real-life American adventurer in the Philippines during the Second World War, "tells the Chuck Palahniuk explains why he loves" a certain breed of horror movie.

    GreenCine Daily

  • "While Safdie clearly shows his influences, notably Shadows, his way of warping this Gotham neorealistic tale into something truly offbeat suggests a singular sensibility.

    GreenCine Daily


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