Andre Bazin’s articles on Italian neo-realism1 are centred around lengthy discussion of the There is a real world out there: Italian neo-realism is the triumph. ANDRE BAZIN wrote about film better than anybody else in Europe. From that day in when he to which Italian neorealism owed its triumph in 16 . André Bazin and Italian Neorealism presents a new selection of André Bazin’s writings on Vittorio De Sica, Roberto Rossellini, and Federico.

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The book also features a sizable scholarly apparatus including explanatory itallan, an extensive index, a contextual introduction to Bazin’s life and work, a comprehensive Bazin bibliography, and credits of the films discussed.

André Bazin and Italian Neorealism by André Bazin

This volume thus represents a major contribution to the discipline of cinema studies, as well as a testament to the continuing influence of one of film’s pre-eminent critical thinkers.

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Bazin was a major force in post-World War II film studies and criticism. Two of these volumes were translated into English in the late s and s and became mainstays of film courses in the US and England. Bazin argued for films that depicted what he saw as “objective reality” such as documentaries and films of the Italian neorealism school and directors who made themselves nazin such as Howard Hawks.

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This placed him in opposition to film theory of the s and s which emphasized how the cinema can manipulate reality. The concentration on objective reality, deep focus, and lack of montage are linked to Bazin’s belief that the interpretation of neorralism film or scene should be left to the spectator.

Bazin believed that a film should represent a director’s personal vision, rooted in the spiritual beliefs known as personalism. Bazin also is known ndorealism a proponent of “appreciative criticism,” wherein only critics who like a film can write a review of it, thus encouraging constructive criticism.


Inin response to widespread dissatisfaction with existing English translations of Bazin’s writings, the Montreal publisher caboose brought out a new translation of selected essays from What is Cinema?. This was also the first and to date only corrected edition of Bazin’s writings in any language. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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