Paisà (Paisan) 1946 by Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini’s film Paisà  exposes the myths of war: in this case in the American Army’s ‘liberation’ of Italy in 1944 and 1945.

Gallery of Modern Art [GOMA] in Brisbane is screening this revealing filmagain on Fri 26 Sept 2008 at 8.00pm / Cinema A

Some excerpts are shown below.

Poster misrepresenting realism as romance in Roberto Rossellini’s film Paisa

Paisà (Paisan) 1946
35MM, 1.37:1, BLACK AND WHITE, MONO, 134 MINUTES / COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: ITALY / LANGUAGES: ITALIAN, GERMAN, ENGLISH, SICILIAN / SUBTITLES: ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: ROBERTO ROSSELLINI / SCRIPT: SERGIO AMIDEI, KLAUS MANN, FEDERICO FELLINI, MARCELLO PAGLIERO, ALFRED HAYES, VASCO PRATOLINI, ROD E GEIGER, ANNALENA LIMENTANI / CINEMATOGRAPHER: OTELLO MARTELLI / EDITOR: ERALDO DA ROMA / PRODUCERS: ROD E GEIGER, ROBERTO ROSSELLINI / PRODUCTION COMPANY: ORGANIZZAZIONE FILM INTERNAZIONALI (OFI) / SOURCE: FILMS SANS FRONTIERES / © FILMS SANS FRONTIERES

Wed 24 Sept 3.00pm and Fri 26 Sept 8.00pm / Cinema A

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