neorealism
noun Date: 1950 a movement especially in Italian filmmaking characterized by the simple direct depiction of lower-class life • neorealist adjective or nounneorealistic adjective

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  • Neorealism — may refer to: Neorealism (art) Italian neorealism (film) Indian neorealism Neorealism (international relations) New realism (philosophy) Structural realism (philosophy of science) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same… …   Wikipedia

  • neorealism — NEOREALÍSM s.n. 1. Curent filozofic contemporan care identifică conştiinţa cu existenţa, redusă la un complex de senzaţii independente. 2. Curent în literatura, artele plastice şi cinematografia italiană contemporană, care se manifestă printr o… …   Dicționar Român

  • neorealism — [nē΄ō rē′ə liz΄əm] n. Film a style or movement, esp. in Italy in the 1940s and early 1950s, in which the everyday lives of ordinary, usually poor, people are shown in harshly realistic settings in actual locations neorealist adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Neorealism —    The ending to the original (dubbed) Spanish version of Vittorio de Sica s Bicycle Thieves (1948) included a voice of hope that was meant to counterbalance the grimness of the original. This not only underlines the problems neorealism… …   Guide to cinema

  • Neorealism —    The most celebrated movement in the history of Italian cinema, neorealism was in fact always more of a common socially committed approach to filmmaking embraced by a number of directors in the immediate postwar period than a structured… …   Historical dictionary of Italian cinema

  • Neorealism —    The ending to the original (dubbed) Spanish version of Vittorio de Sica s Bicycle Thieves (1948) included a voice of hope that was meant to counterbalance the grimness of the original. This not only underlines the problems neorealism… …   Historical dictionary of Spanish cinema

  • neorealism — neorealist, n., adj. /nee oh ree euh liz euhm/, n. 1. (sometimes cap.) any of various movements in literature, art, etc., that are considered as a return to a more realistic style. 2. a philosophy developed chiefly by 20th century American… …   Universalium

  • Neorealism —    The goal of neorealist writers and artists was to represent ordinary working class life faithfully and find poetry in the lives of the poor and oppressed. This emphasis on working class experience was influenced by the theories of the… …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • neorealism — neorealizmas statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Šiuolaikinė realistinės tarptautinių santykių teorijos kryptis, teigianti, kad valstybių siekį stiprinti savo galią skatina anarchiška tarptautinė aplinka. Kryptis, kaip ir jos pirmtakas… …   Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • neorealism — “+ noun Etymology: ne + realism 1. : new realism 2. : a revived realism like the postwar Italian movies of consequence, the novels have turned to neorealism, with truth taking the place of a happier ending New Yorker * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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