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Open city / Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn in association with Rodney Geiger present ; scenario & dialogue by S. Midi [i.e., Sergio Amidei] & F. Fellini ; directed by Roberto Rossellini ; produced by Excelsa ; a Minerva Film.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Blackhawk Films collection
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Open (Text) 78292000256692 Foreign Language DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [1997]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Ubaldo Arata ; music, Renzo Rosselini.
Participant or Performer Note:
Anna Magnani, Marcello Pagliero, Aldo Fabrizi.
Summary, etc.:
The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Dialogue in Italian with English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1946: Best film; Best supporting actress (Anna Magnani).
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > Italy > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
War films.
Motion pictures, Italian.

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