Voyage to Italy = Viaggio in Italia

Italy, 1953

Film
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Voyage to Italy marked Rosellini’s break with the aesthetics of neo-realism. Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders play a bored English couple who realise their marriage is falling apart while on a working holiday in Italy. The film is structured as a series of seemingly random scenes in which the disintegration of the marriage is viewed through the relationship between the characters and their external world. This deliberately “clinical” mise-en-scene outraged critics on the film’s initial release. However for a new generation of film-makers Rosellini’s work in “Voyage to Italy” marked the beginning of an intellectual cinema dedicated to examining the existential condition of modern Europe.

Credits

director

Roberto Rossellini

producer

Marcello D'Amico

production company

Speva Films

Italia Film

Language

English

Duration

01:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

39490

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Italy

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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