• Desire

    1943–46. Roberto Rossellini, Marcello Pagliero. 79 min.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006, 8:15 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Desire

    1943–46. Directed by Rossellini, Marcello Pagliero. With Elli Parvo, Massimo Girotti. In the spirit of Visconti’s early and influential Neorealist melodrama Ossessione (1942), Rossellini in 1943 began shooting a dark drama of illicit passions, Freight Yards, with Ossessione’s screenwriter, Giuseppe de Santis, and its star, Massimo Girotti. Although Allied bombers interrupted Rossellini’s shoot, after the war his colleague Marcello Pagliero completed this fatalistic narrative about a call girl under the new title Desire. In Italian, English subtitles. 79 min.

In the Film exhibition Roberto Rossellini

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