Rome, Open City (1945)

Director
Roberto Rossellini

Main cast
Aldo Fabrizi; Anna Magnani; Francesco Grandjacquet; Marcello Pagliero; Harry Feist

Genres
Drama, History

Description
Open City is a landmark in film history. Filmed in secrecy during the Nazi occupation of Italy, the film shows a realistic portrayal of the underground resistance in Italy in 1945. The film has strong impacting imagery with it’s mix of fiction and reality that strengthened Italian Neo-realism and the film industry.


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