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Journey to Italy

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Roberto Rossellini's acerbic but finally very moving masterpiece about marital crisis boasts great performances from Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders

Drama 1954 86 mins

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Overview

Roberto Rossellini moved beyond neorealism to a more profound exploration of inner truths with this masterly study of a middle-aged, middle-class English couple on the brink of marital breakdown in Italy. Deftly playing upon the images of Ingrid Bergman (vulnerable,anxious) and George Sanders (bored, cynical), he paints a brilliant portrait of ennui and over-familiarity redeemed by need and love.