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Paisà By Russo, Michela

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM339-1
Published: 09/05/2016
Retrieved: 06 December 2023, from


Paisà (Paisan. Italy 1946, b/w, 124 min. Drama). Directed and produced by Roberto Rossellini. Production: OFI, Foreign Film Production Inc., Capitani Film. Written by Federico Fellini, Sergio Amidei, and Roberto Rossellini. Music by Renzo Rossellini. Cast: Episode I, Sicily—Carmela Sazio (Carmela) and Robert Van Loon (Joe); episode II, Naples—Dots M. Johnson (Joe) and Alfonsino Pasca (Pasquale); episode III, Rome—Maria Michi (Francesca) and Gar Moore (Fred); episode IV, Florence—Harriet White Medin (Harriet), Renzo Avanzo (Massimo) and Gianfranco Corsini (Marco); episode V, Romagna—William Tubbs (Captain Bill Martin); episode VI, Po River—Dale Edmonds (Dale) and Van Loel (German officer).

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Russo, Michela. "Paisà." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 6 Dec. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM339-1

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