Roberto Rossellini

Director, Producer, Screenwriter Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Rossellini was one of the directors of the Italian neorealist cinema, contributing films such as Roma città aperta (Rome, Open City 1945) to the movement.
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Roberto Rossellini's personal information overview.
Birthday
08 May 1906
Deceased
03 June 1977
home town
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Ingrid Bergman In Her Native Tongue - Wall Street Journal
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World War II, her thriving US career and her scandalous relationship with the Italian director Roberto Rossellini all contributed to the long estrangement. But Kino's set returns film lovers to an earlier time and allows them to glimpse the actress
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Italian film giant Ettore Scola retires - AFP
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Scola, one of a raft of Italian greats who shot some of cinema's undying classics in Rome's Cinecitta studios -- together with Federico Fellini, Roberto Rossellini and Vittorio de Sica -- said he felt out of synch with the industry
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VIDEO ESSAY: The New Wave and the Left Bank, or A Certain Tendency in Modern ... - Indie Wire (blog)
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Citing such directors as Jean Renoir, Alfred Hitchcock and Roberto Rossellini, Truffaut called for a new group of directors to take the reins and follow in these men's footsteps by creating films that unmistakably belonged to their respective director
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Cinema Romantica - Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The European branch of the firm, headed by Stefano's brother, offers collector-quality packages of films by a who's who roster of directors: Andy Warhol, David Lynch, Roberto Rossellini, Pedro Almodovar, Martin Scorsese, Peter Jackson and dozens more
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Retired Adult Program to offer Italian film director lectures - Northwest Herald
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The September lecture series will focus on Vittorio De Sica and Roberto Rossellini. This lecture takes place from 1 to 4 pm Sept. 10 in Room B168-169. The cost is $18. Use course ID: NRA S64 001 when registering. Vittorio De Sica directed “Shoeshine,”
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Seeing Stars - New Yorker (blog)
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The other is a one-man strand, Roberto Rossellini—his blend of analytical intellectualism and documentary-style investigation. And I think that his work rose to an even higher pitch—and, especially, inspired the future filmmakers of the French New
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“FROM SAINT TO WHORE” THE INGRID BERGMAN CHEATING SCANDAL - The National Enquirer
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When the world learned of her affair with ROBERTO ROSSELLINI, the acclaimed playboy movie director, Ingrid went “from saint to whore” in the eyes of her legion of fans. Publicly, thanks to the Hollywood PR machine Ingrid was happily married to Dr
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TIFF relives Italian neorealism's glory days - blogTO (blog)
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Among Burke's picks for those looking to the Lightbox for a neorealism crash course are two of Roberto Rossellini's famed War Trilogy — Rome, Open City (August 10, 6:45pm) and Pasian (July 29, 6:30pm). Both shot in the immediate aftermath of German
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Letters to Datebook, July 31 - San Francisco Chronicle
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And who bravely turned her back on Hollywood to live and work with Roberto Rossellini in such seminal films as "Voyage to Italy," "Stromboli" and "Europa 51"? Then, can LaSalle have been sober when he saw Judy Garland in her red velvet dress against a
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Herald exclusive: Lucky encounters with MF Husain - DAWN.com
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When in 1956 Roberto Rossellini – invited by prime minister Pandit Nehru – came to India to shoot India '56, the Italian film-maker announced he had fallen in love with two people: Husain and Calcutta's Sonali Dasgupta who was part of the film project
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Reportage: Mani Kaul Memorial Meeting, Mumbai - DearCinema
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Speakers included Anurag Kashyap who spoke about his collaboration with Mani Kaul on two of his last scripts, “Under Her Spell”, on Padgaonkar's book on Roberto Rossellini and his affair with an Indian
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Lights off - The Hindu
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Almost tempting fate, Mani was working on the script of “Under Her Spell”, Dileep Padgaonkar's book that shows many unexplored facets of Roberto Rossellini's life. The director in Mani was indeed under a spell as he sought to beat an imaginary deadline
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Roberto Rossellini
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1977
    Age 70
    Roberto Rossellini died of a heart attack aged 71 in 1977.
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  • 1973
    Age 66
    In 1973, he was invited to teach at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where he taught a one-semester course entitled "The Essential Image."
  • 1971
    Age 64
    In 1971, Rice University in Houston, Texas, invited Rossellini to help establish a Media Center, where in 1970 he had begun planning a film on science with Rice Professor, Donald D. Clayton.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1957
    Age 50
    Rossellini eloped with married Sonali DasGupta, when she was only 27 years old and later married her in 1957 and adopted her young son Arjun, renamed Gil Rossellini (23 October 1956 – 3 October 2008).
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  • FORTIES
  • 1950
    Age 43
    Rossellini and De Marchis separated in 1950 (and eventually divorced).
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  • 1948
    Age 41
    In 1948, Rossellini received a letter from a famous foreign actress proposing a collaboration:
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1943
    Age 36
    The Fascist regime collapsed in 1943 and just two months after the liberation of Rome (4 June 1944), Rossellini was already preparing the anti-fascist Roma città aperta (Rome, Open City 1945).
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  • 1940
    Age 33
    In 1940 he was called to assist Francesco De Robertis on Uomini sul Fondo.
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  • 1937
    Age 30
    In 1937, Rossellini made his first documentary, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1936
    Age 29
    On 26 September 1936, he married Marcella De Marchis (17 January 1916, Rome – 25 February 2009, Sarteano), a costume designer with whom he collaborated even after their marriage was over.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1922
    Age 15
    He lived on the Via Ludovisi, where Benito Mussolini had his first Roman hotel in 1922 when Fascism obtained power in Italy.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Born
    Born on May 8, 1906.
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