Antonio Pietrangeli the Director of Women

This book re-examines the films of Antonio Pietrangeli, one of the founding fathers of neorealism in the postwar period in Italy, from a feminist perspective.

Antonio Pietrangeli  the Director of Women

This book re-examines the films of Antonio Pietrangeli, one of the founding fathers of neorealism in the postwar period in Italy, from a feminist perspective. Of the ten full-length films completed by Antonio Pietrangeli, eight featured a female protagonist. This attention to the female subject is noteworthy today, much less in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Antonio Pietrangeli, the Director of Women
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Emma Katherine Van Ness
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-30 - Publisher:

This book re-examines the films of Antonio Pietrangeli, one of the founding fathers of neorealism in the postwar period in Italy, from a feminist perspective. Of the ten full-length films completed by Antonio Pietrangeli, eight featured a female protagonist. This attention to the female subject is noteworthy today, much less
Antonio Pietrangeli, the Director of Women
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Emma Katherine Van Ness
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

This study will examine the work of Antonio Pietrangeli both as film theorist and as director. Critics have long considered Pietrangeli an anomaly, difficult to place into genres, since his cinema focused primarily on female protagonists. This dissertation will investigate the idea of Pietrangeli as a feminist practitioner, tying his
Cinema, Gender, and Everyday Space
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Natalie Fullwood
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-05 - Publisher: Springer

Commedia all'italiana, or Comedy, Italian style, became popular at a time of great social change. This book, utilizing comedies produced in Italy from 1958-70, examines the genre's representation of gender in the everyday spaces of beaches and nightclubs, offices, cars, and kitchens, through the exploration of key spatial motifs.
The Encyclopedia of Film
Language: en
Pages: 596
Authors: James Monaco
Categories: Performing Arts
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A collection for laypersons and experts alike, this authoritative work includes biographies of the stars, producers, directors, writers, technical information, and more
The History of Italian Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 385
Authors: Gian Piero Brunetta
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Discusses renowned masters including Roberto Rossellini and Federico Fellini, as well as directors lesser known outside Italy like Dino Risi and Ettore Scola. The author examines overlooked Italian genre films such as horror movies, comedies, and Westerns, and he also devotes attention to neglected periods like the Fascist era. He