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    1. 2. NeoRealism 7
    2. 3. Neo-realism is a cultural movement that brings elements of true life in the stories it describes, rather than a world mainly existing in imagination only.
    3. 4. Umberto Barbaro 1902 - 1959 Italian film critic and essayist. He coins term “Neorealism” describing new approach to cinema.
    4. 5. <ul><li>Used non-semi-professional actors </li></ul><ul><li>Used authentic settings </li></ul><ul><li>Stories rooted in Italian social reality </li></ul><ul><li>Used spare unadorned camera techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Camera set-ups tended to be functional and basic </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting very spare and unadorned </li></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>Avoided high contrast and low-key lighting popular in Hollywood Classical style </li></ul><ul><li>Editing was restrained – avoided montage- Viewed as manipulative to viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Unrealistic structural device </li></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>Neorealism preferred location shooting rather than studio work, as well as the grainy kind of photography associated with documentary newsreels. </li></ul><ul><li>Neorealist directors shunned them primarily because they wanted to show what was going on in the streets and piazzas of Italy immediately after the war. </li></ul>
    7. 8. Neorealism is a film movement often considered to have started in 1943 with Ossessione and ended in 1952 with Umberto D.

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