Italian neorealism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant italian neorealism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out sexy, thought provoking, art house, cerebral, talky and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with italian neorealism, art, prostitute, obsession, melancholy, runaway, culture clash, couples, childhood and surrealism plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Italy, France, UK and other countries.
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italian neorealism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as italian neorealism: The Scrounger (1961), Boccaccio '70 (1962), Divorce Italian Style (1961), Let's Have a Brainwash (1963), Mamma Roma (1962), Eight and a Half (1963), The Leopard (1963), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Juliet of the Spirits (1965), Blow-Up (1966).

List of italian neorealism movies

The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: poverty, unemployment, prostitution, prostitute, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, couple relations, dishonesty, downfall, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, tokyo, japan, europe
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Boccaccio '70 (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana, marry but must hide it from her employer; plus, they need a room of their own. A billboard of Anita Ekberg provocatively selling milk gives a ...
Style: art house, realistic, semi serious, sexy, clever ...
Plot: womanizer, marriage, italian neorealism, kaiju, fetish, dark humor, wedding, prostitution, giant, infidelity, midlife crisis, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, witty, light, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: divorce, murder, manipulation, cousin cousin relationship, marriage, family problems, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, crimes of passion, sicilian ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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Let's Have a Brainwash (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged American. Godard's 'New ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, anthology, contemplative ...
Plot: thief, italian neorealism, religion, stewardess, satire, post-apocalyptic future, human nature, society, globalization, religions or cults, nuclear holocaust, remote control ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, art house, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, youth, prostitution, family relations, redemption, life is a bitch, parents and children, thief, friendship, hopes, human nature, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
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Eight and a Half (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: art house, psychological, surreal, reflective, philosophical ...
Plot: filmmaking, surrealism, childhood, midlife crisis, mistress, loneliness, stream of consciousness, memory, flashback, adultery, actress, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican, europe, paris france ...
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, cerebral, political, visually appealing, gloomy ...
Plot: decadence, revolution, politics, melancholy, catholic, ambition, death, italian history, battles, character study, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, vatican, rome italy, palermo italy ...
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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stories about three very different women and the men they attract. Adelina sells black-market cigarettes in Naples, is married to the unemployed Carmine, and faces a jail sentence. She can avoid it as long as she's pregnant. Several years and ...
Style: sexy, neorealism, art house, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, unemployment, italian neorealism, large family, bored wife, temptation, palm reading, carabinieri, pigeon, poverty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: italy, rome italy, naples italy, milan italy, europe
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Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, cerebral, psychedelic, art house, psychological ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, surrealism, infidelity, spiritualism, insanity, memory, psychology, marriage, hallucination, divorce, art, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy
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Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, cerebral, art house, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: photographer, voyeurism, fashion, murder witness, fashion photographer, cover up, sex, art, corpse, surveillance, fashion model, free love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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The Stranger (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Algeria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Stranger is a literal (but still very cinematic) adaptation of the novel by Albert Camus. Marcello Mastrioanni stars as Meursault, a man who feels utterly isolated from everyone and everything around him. This alienation results in sudden, ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: nihilism, murder, society, death of mother, mourning, philosophy, funeral, italian neorealism, art, social outcast, summer, artist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: algeria, middle east
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Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, art house, sexual, absurd ...
Plot: ancient rome, surrealism, roman, hermaphrodite, gay, lgbt, animal sacrifice, art, gay interest, lust, ancient, sex ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, europe, sicily ...
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Medea (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the plot of Euripides' Medea. Medea centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.
Style: fairy tale, epic, surreal, talky, serious ...
Plot: greek mythology, antiquity, mythology, ancient history, vengeance, female nudity, italian neorealism, exploitation, girl, surrealism, ancient, ancient world ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, scenic, art house, colourful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: obsession, fall in love, hotel, boy, gays and lesbians, love and romance, art, unrequited love, teenage boy, pedophilia, self discovery, forbidden love ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: art house, atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, memory, surrealism, society, lifestyle, satire, female nudity, politics, child, illegal prostitution, nude, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york, new jersey, europe
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I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: art house, surreal, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: coming of age, satire, fascism, surrealism, memory, family life, group of friends, social relations, human nature, life & death, art, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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Fellini's Casanova (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person? Is he really alive?
Style: surreal, erotic, art house, cerebral, philosophical ...
Plot: casanova, womanizer, sex, voyeurism, female robot, looking for sex, italian neorealism, sex scene, lgbt, italian history, porn, fetish ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, france, england ...
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Socrates (1971)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Athens falls under the government of the Thirty Tyrants, the lives of citizens are no longer safe. The philosopher Socrates, meanwhile, continues his so-called philosophical "preaching", gathering more and more young disciples. The ...
Style: philosophical
Plot: philosopher, philosophy, atheist, antiquity, lawyer, ancient history, greek mythology, quantum physics, ancient, italian neorealism, sacrifice, government ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, athens greece
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