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Rome, Open City 1945

  • Roberto Rossellini
  • February 25, 1946
  • 100 mins
  • Italian
  • Drama, History
Powerful Portrayal of Dignity and Courage
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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