The teaching of "Cinema Movements and Authors" is part of the characterising educational activities of the Master's degree course in "Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production". Its aim is to deal with particularly significant periods, themes, styles, works and authors in the history of national and international cinema. The course aims to provide methodological tools and in-depth knowledge in the historical and aesthetic spheres, to stimulate the ability to critically confront documentary sources, and to acquire skills in the analysis of film texts.
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Mutuazione: 20702665 MOVIMENTI E AUTORI DEL CINEMA in Cinema, televisione e produzione multimediale LM-65 PARIGI STEFANIA


The course is devoted to the cinema of Pier Paolo Pasolini. The main themes and the most recurring figures in his filmography are examined. The relationship between cinema and literature is addressed, the director's working method is highlighted and the various moments of his artistic career are reviewed, from the first film (Accattone) to the last (Salò or the 120 days of Sodom). In-depth stylistic analyzes of his works are carried out. Particular attention is paid to Pasolini's theoretical writings on cinema.

Core Documentation

Accattone, 1961; Mamma Roma, 1962; La ricotta,1963; La rabbia, 1963; Comizi d’amore, 1964; Il Vangelo secondo Matteo, 1964; Uccellacci e uccellini, 1966; La terra vista dalla luna, 1967; Che cosa sono le nuvole?, 1968; Edipo re, 1967; Teorema, 1968; La sequenza del fiore di carta, 1969; Appunti per un'Orestiade africana, 1968-1973; Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma, 1975.
Films will be shown in full or in part during lessons.

Type of delivery of the course

Frontal lectures that aim to provide methodological tools, to deal with the analysis of Italian and international cinema on a historical, critical and theoretical level, and to propose examples of reading and interpretation of filmic texts.

Type of evaluation

Oral. Students have the opportunity to present an in-depth text on a topic covered during the course. The text should be about 20.000 characters and will be considered supplementary, not substitutive, of the oral exam. It must be delivered to the teacher 15 days before the exam session.