Film of the Week: Paisan

Here, Rossellini provides a multifaceted outlook of World War II on Italy and its subsequent aftereffects. We have the tragedy of orphaned children, lost lovers, and lost comrades. We also have the joy that can be brought by the spontaneity of the everyday as in the relationship between Joe and Pasquale in episode two. Rossellini’s … Continue reading Film of the Week: Paisan