1960. Roberto Rossellini. 129 min.
Monday, December 4, 2006, 6:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1960. Roberto Rossellini. Screenplay by Sergio Amidei, Rossellini, et al. With Renzo Ricci. Celebrating Italys centennial, this spectacle, a dry run for Rossellinis subsequent didactic works, witnesses Giuseppe Garibaldis liberation of the south from the Bourbons and the Risorgimento (Italian unification). "Of all my films Im proudest of Viva lItalia. I consider it important as a work of research, the most carefully done of all my films" (Rossellini). In Italian, English subtitles. 129 min.