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Mark Kermode introduces Rome Open City
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Mark Kermode introduces Rome Open City 2016

2 mins United Kingdom Director. Nick Freand Jones

The film that started the hugely influential Neorealist movement comes under Mark Kermode's gaze in his weekly pick of the week from BFI Player+. The critic looks back at the film's unusual origins and assesses the sensational impact it had upon release.

Directed by

Nick Freand Jones

Featuring

Mark Kermode

Genres

Short documentary

Collection

Mark Kermode Introduces

Released

2016

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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