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Gillo Pontecorvo: Partisan Film-maker

Behan, Tom (2008) Gillo Pontecorvo: Partisan Film-maker. Film International, vol. 6 (1). pp. 23-30. ISSN 1651-6826. (doi:10.1386/fiin.6.1.23) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:10978)

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Abstract

One of the great truisms of humanity is that we

In the case of Gillo Pontecorvo, the years between

At the end of his teens he moved to Paris as a

26 he was a central leader in a mass resistance

But for cinema he has left his mark by replaying

his early documentaries in the 1950s, to his

debated both themes of power in its purest

sense. More strikingly and more successfully,

against oppressive power – this can be seen

resonates strongly through Queimada/Burn! (1969)

(1955). Apart from describing Pontecorvo’s formative

his first and last major works – Giovanna and

his cinematic engagement with the themes that

dominated his emergence into adulthood.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1386/fiin.6.1.23
Uncontrolled keywords: Gillo Pontecorvo, the Italian Resistance, World War Two, Giovanna, Ogro, ‘terrorism’
Subjects: N Visual Arts > N Visual arts (General). For photography, see TR
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Tom Behan
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2009 15:49 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:47 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/10978 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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