21L.011 The Film Experience: Italian Neorealism: De Sica and The Bicycle Thief Part 1.
The Film Experience 21L.011: Italian Neorealism: De Sica and The Bicycle Thief.
This is lecture #1 for November 30th. This lecture stands in place of the 7-8:00 PM section of 21L.011. This lecture video is REQUIRED viewing.
This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De Sica, and Fellini.
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