Director: Roberto Rossellini
Screenplay: Sergio Amidei, Klaus Mann, Federico Fellini, Marcello Pagliero, Alfred Hayes, Vasco Pratolini
Cinematographer: Otello Martelli
Music: Renzo Rossellini
Producer: Rod E. Geiger, Roberto Rossellini, Mario Conti
Cast: Carmela Sazio, Robert Van Loon, Dotts Johnson, Alfonso Bovino, Maria Michi,
1946 / Italy / B&W / 134min / 35mm
In Italian with English subtitles
No. 1 in top ten Best Foreign Language Film, Kinema Junpo Awards 1950
The success of Rome, Open City led to support from US investors for Rossellini’s second part of his “War Trilogy”. Paisan is six independent short stories set against the whole Italian war zone, each part becomes a classic in its own right, with stories range from heroic martyrdom, love lost in war, human sympathy and understanding.
||Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
||Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
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