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Film

Paisan

 
 
Wed, Sep 18, 2013
  • 7:30PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 120 minutes
RATED: NR
FORMAT: 35mm
LANGUAGE: In Italian with English subtitles
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
MEMBERS: $8
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $9 (Students 29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
+  Screening is followed by discussion with Rossellini scholar Tag Gallagher and N1FR editior A.S. Hamrah.
 
 
 
 
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Directed by Roberto Rossellini | 1946
“A milestone in the expressiveness of the screen.”
—The New York Times

A landmark of neorealism, Paisan is the first film to earn Alfred Hayes an Academy Award nomination, and the second entry in Rossellini’s War Trilogy (after Rome, Open City). In six episodes (each by a different writer, including one by Federico Fellini), it recounts the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II. The final sequence—depicting a battle in the Po Valley between the Germans and Italian Resistance—is a hair-raising, nearly wordless tour-de-force of suspense.

Talks 
Q&A 
 

with Tag Gallagher and A.S. Hamrah

Screening is followed by discussion with Rossellini scholar Tag Gallagher and N1FR editior A.S. Hamrah.