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Poet of civic courage : the films of Francesco Rosi

Author: Carlo Testa
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of essays by leading Italian academics, each exploring a key Rosi film. Includes an article by the director himself, in which he reflects on the development and future of Italian political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Francesco Rosi; Francesco Rosi; Francesco Rosi; Francesco Rosi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Testa
ISBN: 0313302782 9780313302787 0275958000 9780275958008
OCLC Number: 35068159
Description: 202 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Salvatore Giuliani: Francesco Rosi's revolutionary postmodernism / Ben Lawton --
Hands over the city: cinema as political indictment and social commitment / Manuela Gieri --
Enrico Matti: the man who fell to earth / Harry Lawton --
The other side of glamorous killings: lucky Luciano, Rosi's neo-realistic approach to the mafia / Claudio Mazzola --
Dancing with corpses: murder, politics and power in Illustrious corpses / Salvatore Bizzarro --
Beyond cinema politico: family as political allegory in Three brothers / Millicent Marcus --
Interview with Francesco Rosi / Carlo Testa --
The future of Italian film: for a cinema of memory and identity / Francesco Rosi --
Francesco Rosi: filmography --
Francesco Rosi: selected bibliography.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 59.
Other Titles: Films of Francesco Rosi
Responsibility: edited by Carlo Testa.
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?Seven Italian literature scholars contextualize the undervalued film director....The detailed social background and description provide a valuable reference for scholars.?-Choice

 
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