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Compassionate Filmmaking in De Sica’s Shoeshine

A heartbreaking venture which called forward the neorealist film movement wherein De Sica became a celebrated figure. Shoeshine at once defines the genre while proffering De Sica with the tools and ideas to be reworked in his later neorealist masterpieces … Continue reading

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Red Desert (Il deserto rosso, Antonioni, 1964)

“Confusion will be my epitaph, as I crawl a cracked and broken path”. These lyrics taken from King Crimson’s Epitaph (linked below) perfectly describe the state of mind of a troubled mind — a “mind gone sick” —as depicted in … Continue reading

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