My Voyage to Italy

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My Voyage to Italy
My Voyage to Italy DVD.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Produced by Giorgio Armani
Written by Kent Jones
Raffaele Donato
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Martin Scorsese
Starring Martin Scorsese (host)
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release dates September 11, 1999
Running time 246 minutes
Country United States, Italy
Language English/Italian/French/German

My Voyage to Italy (Italian: Il mio viaggio in Italia) is a personal documentary by acclaimed Italian-American director Martin Scorsese. The film is a voyage through Italian cinema history, marking influential films for Scorsese and particularly covering the Italian neorealism period.

The films of Roberto Rossellini make up for half the films discussed in the entire documentary, dealing with his seminal influence on Italian cinema and cinema history. Other directors mentioned include Vittorio de Sica, Luchino Visconti, Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni.

It was released in 1999 at a length of four hours. Two years later, it was screened out of competition at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Films discussed[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: My Voyage to Italy". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 

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