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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.

Magnani, Anna, 1908-1973 (Added Author). Pagliero, Marcello, 1907-1980 (Added Author). Rossellini, Roberto, 1906-1977 (Added Author). Amidei, Sergio (Added Author). Fellini, Federico (Added Author). Fabrizi, Aldo, 1905-1990 (Added Author). Excelsa Film (Firm) (Added Author). Minerva film, A/S (Added Author). Image Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield DVD Open (Text) 78292000256692 Foreign Language DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c1997.

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: DVD.
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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