Rossellini: The War Trilogy (Blu-ray) BFI

$69.95

Rossellini’s celebrated trilogy, made during and immediately after the Second World War, is available for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK in this 3-disc box set. Rome, Open City, Paisa, and Germany Year Zero provide heart-rending depictions of a Europe savaged by war, the struggles faced by ordinary people and the hope that endures, establishing Roberto Rossellini as one of the most important and influential filmmakers of all time.

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Special Features

Newly remastered presentations
L'amore (Roberto Rossellini, 1948, 80 mins): Rossellini's controversial two-part anthology film showcasing the maniford talents of Anna Magnani. The first part, A Human Voice, is written by Jean Cocteau, and the second, The Miracle, is written by Federico Fellini
Children of the Open City (Laura Muscardin, 2005, 53 mins): documentary featuring Vito Annicchiarico visiting key locations from Rome, Open City and sharing memories of the shoot
Into the Future (Tag Gallagher, 2009, 32 mins): visual essay on the War Trilogy by film scholar Tag Gallagher
Fully illustrated booklet featuring writings by Tag Gallagher, Geoffrey Nowell-Smith and Jonathan Rosenbaum, and full film credits

Format

Bluray

Label

BFI