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Presented in a new 4K digital restoration, Rossellini’s remarkable drama Rome, Open City, starring Aldo Fabrizi and Anna Magnani in her breakthrough role, is a towering and powerfully resonant cinematic achievement. Conceived and directed amid the ruin of World War II in Rome, with immediacy in every frame, it follows the resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi, who is chased by the Nazis as he seeks refuge and a way to escape.
WINNER – Cannes Film Festival 1946, Best Feature Film
WINNER – Nastro d’Argento Awards 1946, Best Film, Best Supporting Actress
WINNER – National Board of Review USA 1946, Best Actress, Best Foreign Film, Top Ten Films
WINNER – New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1946, Best Foreign Language Film
"Rossellini forever changed the way we look at movies."
- L.A. Weekly
Wednesday 20th October
Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero, Vito Annichiarico
Italian with English subtitles
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