This week we watched Chapter 5 of The Story of Film, and talked about the three leaps forward: neorealism, film noir and Japanese cinema.

Slides from Week 5

Final Scene from Bicycle Thief, De Sica

Umberto D, De Sica, 1952 — “De-Dramatized” moments in time

Rashomon, Kurosawa, 1950

Film Noir: Double Indemnity, Wilder, 1944