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Great Writers : Alberto Moravia

Author: Europe Images International.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most popular postwar Italian writers, Moravia was closely involved with the golden period of post-war Italian cinema. Featuring interviews with Moravia and those who knew him, this film looks into the ideas and experiences behind his writings, and Moravia's view of himself as an artist out of place in a conformist, bourgeoisie world. It looks at his hatred of his family and the Mussolini regime's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Biography
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Europe Images International, 1998
Named Person: Alberto Moravia; Alberto Moravia
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Europe Images International.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 900019490
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 31, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (45 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: La Noia (1:36) --
Moravia's Background (2:44) --
"Gli Indifferenti" (1:00) --
Fighting Indifference (1:06) --
Novel Themes (1:49) --
Moravia's Childhood (2:15) --
Moravia's Thoughts on Incest (2:31) --
Illness and Writing (2:03) --
Malaise (1:16) --
Anti-Fascism (3:57) --
"La Ciociara" (2:11) --
"Racconti Romani" (1:16) --
Elsa Morante (2:39) --
"Il Disprezzo" (3:17) --
Finding Nobility in Africa (1:53) --
Moravia's Insight (1:02) --
"Last Tango in Paris" (3:48) --
Rejecting Bourgeois (1:14) --
Sex in Novels (1:03) --
Moravia's Relationships (2:24) --
Moravia's Views on Religion (0:57) --
Moravia's Legacy (1:27) --
Credits: Great Writers: Alberto Moravia (1:04).
Other Titles: Alberto Moravia
Responsibility: Europe Images International.
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One of the most popular postwar Italian writers, Moravia was closely involved with the golden period of post-war Italian cinema. Featuring interviews with Moravia and those who knew him, this film looks into the ideas and experiences behind his writings, and Moravia's view of himself as an artist out of place in a conformist, bourgeoisie world. It looks at his hatred of his family and the Mussolini regime's suppression of his work.

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